Missouri Dems are filibustering to block an anti-gay bill

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Missouri Senate Democrats are waging a filibuster to block a vote on a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would grant greater protections to individuals, religious organizations and some businesses opposed to gay marriage.

The measure would ban government penalties against individuals and businesses that refuse on religious grounds to provide goods or services of “expressional or artistic creation” for marriage ceremonies or celebrations of same-sex couples. That could include protections for florists or bakers, who in other states have faced legal challenges for declining to provide services for same-sex weddings.

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