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Marriage ban tested in St. Louis

4 gay couples wed; AG pledges to uphold Missouri’s laws

Posted: June 27, 2014 at 3:10 a.m.

Recorder of Deeds Sharon Quigley Carpenter and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay wait for marriage-license information to be entered into the computer after the weddings of four same-sex couples Wednesday at City Hall.

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Thursday that he personally supports gay marriage but will defend a state constitutional ban against it after St. Louis officials issued marriage licenses to four same-sex couples at a City Hall ceremony.

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