Missouri Sen. Bob Onder talks with reporters Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., as Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe looks downward following a 37-hour-long debate. Republicans halted a Democratic filibuster Wednesday and then voted to give initial approval to a proposed constitutional amendment sponsored by Onder. The measure would prohibit government penalties against some businesses and individuals who cite religious beliefs while declining to provide wedding-related services to same-sex couples.
Missouri Sen. Bob Onder talks with reporters Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., as Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe looks downward following a 37-hour-long debate. Republicans halted a Democratic filibuster Wednesday and then voted to give initial approval to a proposed constitutional amendment sponsored by Onder. The measure would prohibit government penalties against some businesses and individuals who cite religious beliefs while declining to provide wedding-related services to same-sex couples. David A. Lieb The Associated Press
Missouri Sen. Bob Onder talks with reporters Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., as Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe looks downward following a 37-hour-long debate. Republicans halted a Democratic filibuster Wednesday and then voted to give initial approval to a proposed constitutional amendment sponsored by Onder. The measure would prohibit government penalties against some businesses and individuals who cite religious beliefs while declining to provide wedding-related services to same-sex couples. David A. Lieb The Associated Press

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