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Arkansas gay marriage plaintiffs: Lift stay

Friday, August 14, 2015
Arkansas had suggested Baker's decision was moot.
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker's decision on Tuesday that struck down a 2004 constitutional amendment. ...

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Arkansas legislator wants religious objections law changed

Friday, August 7, 2015
Clarke Tucker
Rep. Clarke Tucker wants the law to include protections. But he also wants to make it clear that religious leaders aren't required to perform same-sex weddings. ...

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Arkansas: Must county justices officiate same-sex weddings?

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge (R-Ark.)
Attorney General says they can use the state's new religious objections law as a defense. ...

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Justice: Court voted on narrow part of gay marriage case (UPDATED)

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Arkansas Supreme Court in Little Rock.
Justice Rhonda Wood did not say how the court was preparing to rule. ...

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Arkansas city is going to keep its anti-discrimination ordinance

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
As of yet, Arkansas' civil rights law doesn't include sexual orientation or gender identity.
A state law takes effect tomorrow, which is aimed at prohibiting these kinds of ordinances. ...

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Cities keeping anti-discrimination measures despite new law

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge
Officials won't stop enforcing their ordinances banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. ...

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Same-sex couples sue Arkansas over birth certificates

Monday, July 13, 2015
As of yet, Arkansas' civil rights law doesn't include sexual orientation or gender identity.
Three same-sex couples have sued Arkansas health officials for not allowing both spouses to be named on their children's birth certificates. ...

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Analysis: Marriage ruling opens fight within Arkansas GOP

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.)
Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson was an unlikely foil for members of his own party who were outraged at the U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down same-sex marriage bans nationwide. But now Hutchinson is facing pushback from conservatives who think ...

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Arkansas clerk won’t issue licenses to same-sex couples

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The Van Buren County Courthouse in Little Rock, Arkansas
A county clerk in Arkansas says she won't issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite warnings from the state's governor and attorney general that public officials must comply with the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage nationwide. ...

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Marriage equality ruling escalates war of words between Arkansas governor, lawmakers

Sunday, July 5, 2015
Arkansas state capitol in Little Rock.
Opposition from Arkansas legislative leaders to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling lifting the ban on same-sex marriage nationwide has bubbled over into a war of words between the state's legislative and executive branches. ...

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