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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

Two Missouri judges stop issuing all marriage licenses

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Two Missouri judges stop issuing all marriage licenses

(KTRS/AP) – At least two judges in Missouri will not be marrying any couples after the Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage. Two judges in Laclede County will not be marrying anyone. The state prohibits judges from discriminating whom they will marry. That means if judges don’t want to marry same-sex couples, they can’t […]

Two Missouri judges stop issuing all marriage licenses

(KTRS/AP) – At least two judges in Missouri will not be marrying any couples after the Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage.

Two judges in Laclede County will not be marrying anyone. The state prohibits judges from discriminating whom they will marry. That means if judges don’t want to marry same-sex couples, they can’t marry opposite-sex couples, either.

The judges say they do not want to be caught up in the “dissention” the Supreme Court decision created.

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By Colin Jeffery

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