Photo by Sarah Fenske St. Louis City Hall has been handling same-sex marriages for some time now. St. Charles? Not so much.
UPDATE: We heard from the ACLU of Missouri, which has been in touch with St. Charles County and believes the Recorder has made a commitment to start issuing licenses. Scroll to the bottom of the post for the latest.
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On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal nationwide, barring states from refusing to perform or recognize LGBT unions.
But two Missouri counties aren't ready to start processing same-sex marriage licenses just yet. Jefferson County said it wouldn't be ready to do so until July 6. And St. Charles County said it could need as much as a month.
"We are working with our software providers and form printers to align our systems for it, so we will begin no later than July 20," a clerk told Daily RFT on Friday.More »