Tag Archives: Chris Koster

MISSOURI: Marriage Plaintiffs File Notice Of Cross-Appeal To Eighth Circuit

The plaintiffs in one of Missouri’s marriage equality cases have filed their notice of a cross-appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court. On Friday the state filed their notice. The initial stayed ruling on the ACLU’s case came on November 7th, at which time Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster promised to appeal. That stay was due to expire today if no …

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MISSOURI: AG Won’t Appeal Ruling On Out-Of-State Marriage Recognition

Here’s a domino that we probably did not anticipate falling today. Attorney General Chris Koster today released the following statement: “The circuit court’s judgment in Barrier v. Vasterling held that Missouri must recognize marriages lawfully entered into in other states. We will not appeal that judgment. Our national government is founded upon principles of federalism – a system that empowers …

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