In 2004, the public passed, by an overwhelming majority, Constitutional Amendment 2, which prohibits same-sex marriage in Missouri. Fast forward to today and public opinion has shifted considerably in our favor, even in Missouri.
In August 2014, PROMO with the help of Progress Missouri, ACLU of Missouri, and Freedom to Marry launched Show Me Marriage, a grassroots public education campaign to Show all Missourians that Missouri is ready for marriage equality. This site is a way to showcase same-sex Missouri couples, their families, and allies that support marriage equality.
On October 3, 2014, a Missouri Judge ruled that Missouri must recognize valid same-sex marriages performed outside of Missouri just as it recognized other valid marriages from other jurisdictions, taking us one step closer to marriage equality in Missouri. Click here for a guide for what the marriage recognition case means for you. There are two additional court cases pending in Missouri right now challenging Missouri's ban. Click here to find out more.