Missouri Constitution

St. Louis on the Air
2:08 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

What’s Changed, What’s Next For Missouri’s Same-Sex Marriage Laws

Lilly Leyh and Sadie Pierce wait to get their marriage license Wednesday at the St. Louis recorder of deeds office.
Credit Jason Rosenbaum / St. Louis Public Radio

Last week, a federal judge in Kansas City followed a St. Louis judge and struck down Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage.

“As it stands right now, marriage between same-sex couples is legal in Missouri,” A.J. Bockelman, executive director of Promo, told “St. Louis on the Air” host Don Marsh on Monday. Promo is a statewide organization that advocates for equality. “We have licenses being issued in St. Louis, St. Louis County and Kansas City.”

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St. Louis on the Air
1:31 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

A Closer Look At Missouri's Ballot Issues

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Missouri's Aug. 5 primary ballot includes several Constitutional amendments, but none has been as contentious as Amendment 7, the transportation tax proposal.

Amendment 7

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St. Louis on the Air
3:20 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Legal Roundtable: Are Missouri's Proposed Amendments Necessary?

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Two proposed amendments to Missouri's Constitution will appear on August's ballot, and they are raising questions among law enforcement officials, lawmakers and voters. 

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Prayer
2:40 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Appeals court upholds Mo. prayer ballot measure

A state appeals court has upheld the ballot summary for a proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution on public prayer.

The proposed amendment asserts the right in Missouri to:

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Teacher tenure
12:44 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

Mo. constitutional amendment would outlaw teacher tenure

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Updated 2:50 p.m.

A proposed state constitutional amendment would bar tenure for Missouri's school teachers.

The proposed initiative petition was filed Tuesday with the secretary of state's office. It could appear before voters in November if supporters gather between 147,000 and 160,000 signatures from supporters.

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Morning headlines
9:38 am
Mon December 5, 2011

Morning headlines: Monday, December 5, 2011

Some lawmakers are raising constitutional questions about new Missouri House and Senate districts. The St. Louis area is shown here.
(Missouri State Redistricting Office)

Lawmakers raise constitutional questions about new districts

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