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Arkansas town rushes to pass local LGBT non-discrimination law ahead of state ban

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Eureka Springs, Ark.
The Eureka Springs, Ark., city council on Monday unanimously passed an LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance, just hours after the state Senate approved a bill to prohibit local governments from passing such laws. [...]

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Eureka Springs, Ark., hosts first ‘mass gay wedding reception in Bible Belt’

Monday, August 4, 2014
EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. -- The city of Eureka Springs hosted the first “mass gay wedding reception in the Bible Belt” on Saturday, welcoming hundreds of guests from across the region to celebrate the more than 500 same-sex couples married in Arkansas in May after a state judge invalidated the state's [...]

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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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