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Arkansas AG says he doesn’t object to expediting same-sex marriage case

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel (D-Ark.)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas attorney general's office says it doesn't object to the state's highest court moving quickly on a lawsuit challenging a gay marriage ban. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's office on Tuesday told the Arkansas Supreme Court it doesn't object to a request by a group of same-sex couples challenging the ban...

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Ark. AG asks state Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage ban

Monday, September 15, 2014
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel (D-Ark.)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The attorney general's office is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to uphold the state's gay marriage ban, arguing a county judge was wrong to say it violated the state and U.S. constitutions. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's office on Monday asked justices to uphold the 2004 constitutional amendment and an earlier state law..

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Ark. legislators OK statement urging court to uphold same-sex marriage ban

Friday, June 20, 2014
Arkansas state capitol in Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Legislative Council has approved a resolution that urges the state Supreme Court to uphold a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages. The measure by Republican Sen. Jason Rapert of Conway passed easily on a voice vote, despite strenuous objections from some Democrats.

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Arkansas AG again seeks court stay on same-sex marriage ruling

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Atty. General Dustin McDaniel (D-Ark.)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas attorney general's office on Wednesday again pressed the state's highest court to suspend a judge's decision striking down a gay marriage ban, saying the ruling last week has led to "pervasive" confusion among clerks about whether they can grant licenses to same-sex couples.

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Ark. AG asks state’s high court to stop same-sex couples from marrying

Monday, May 12, 2014
Attorney GenDustin McDaniel (D-Ark.)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has asked the state's highest court to suspend a judge's ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

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Arkansas AG files notice of appeal in same-sex marriage case

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Dustin McDaniel
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has told a judge he's appealing a ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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Arkansas AG seeks stay of same-sex marriage ruling

Friday, May 9, 2014
Attorney GenDustin McDaniel (D-Ark.)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is asking a judge to suspend his ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban while it's appealed.

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Ark. Democratic governor reiterates his opposition to marriage equality

Monday, May 5, 2014
Gov. Mike Beebe (D-Ark.)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe says he still believes marriage is between a man and a woman, saying his position hasn’t changed after Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced his support for marriage equality.

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Ark. AG says he supports marriage equality, but will defend state’s ban

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Dustin McDaniel
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Saturday he supports allowing same-sex couples to wed, but will continue defending his state's 2004 ban on gay marriage in court.

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Ark. AG approves language for ballot proposal to legalize same-sex marriage

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Thursday approved the wording of a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage, clearing the way for supporters to begin gathering signatures to place the measure on the 2016 ballot.

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