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Missouri Pastor Protection Act (HB 2730)

This law was last updated on Sep 12, 2016


State

Missouri

Number

HB 2730

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Mar 14, 2016

Topics

LGBTQ, Religious Freedom

Full Bill Text

house.mo.gov

HB 2730 allows any person authorized to solemnize marriages in Missouri to refuse to solemnize a marriage if the solemnization of such marriage is contrary to such person’s religious beliefs or sincerely held moral convictions.

If passed, religious organizations and members of clergy (who are already protected by the First Amendment), judges and government officials may refuse to marry same-sex couples.

STATUS

Similar to HB 2000 and HB 2040.


People

Primary Sponsor