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A Missouri proposal would give voters a say on whether to grant greater religious protections for individuals and some business owners who object to same-sex marriage.

State Sen. Bob Onder says his proposed constitutional amendment would ensure people aren't forced to participate in or lend their support to marriage ceremonies that violate their religious beliefs.

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A Missouri group may start circulating petitions for a ballot measure aimed at making it illegal to discriminate against gays and lesbians in the state.

Camdenton’s R-III school district is paying $125,000 in legal fees and costs as part of a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union over blocking Internet access to websites with information about gay, lesbian and transgender issues, the Associated Press reports.