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Carroll County, Ark., stops issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

| Monday, May 12, 2014
Fifteen same-sex couples were granted marriage licenses at the Carroll County Courthouse Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Eureka Springs, Ark.
EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. -- After issuing marriage licenses to 15 same-sex couples on Saturday, and about a dozen on Monday, the Carroll County clerk's office says it will now just issue licenses that include a man and a woman.

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Arkansas clerk issues first same-sex marriage license

| Saturday, May 10, 2014
Kristin Seaton, center, of Jacksonville, Ark., holds up her marriage license as she leaves the Carroll County Courthouse in Eureka Springs, Ark., with her partner, Jennifer Rambo, left, of Fort Smith, Ark. Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Eureka Springs, Ark. Rambo and Seaton were the first same-sex couple to be granted a marriage license in Eureka Springs after a judge overturned Amendment 83, which banned same-sex marriage in the state of Arkansas.
EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. -- Same-sex marriage arrived in the Bible Belt on Saturday, beginning with two women who had traveled overnight to ensure they'd be first in line.

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