Janice Barrier and Sherie Schild of St. Louis have been together for over 30 years, and were married in Iowa in 2009.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Missouri have filed a lawsuit in state court on behalf of six same-sex couples who are seeking recognition for their legal out-of-state marriages. The lawsuit does not seek a repeal of Missouri's ban on marriage for same-sex couples within the state.
Victory!October 3, 2014
On October 3, 2014, Judge Young ruled that Missouri's ban on recognition of the marriages of same-sex couples from other states is unconstitutional.