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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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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 ...

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Ark. lawmaker’s resolution calling for reversal of gay marriage ruling fails

Friday, May 16, 2014
Jason Rapert
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- An effort by Arkansas lawmakers to weigh in on the state's legal battle over its same-sex marriage ban faltered Friday after a group of Democratic legislators blocked a resolution urging the state Supreme Court to prevent ...

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Ark. lawmaker wants resolution calling for reversal of gay marriage ruling

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Jason Rapert
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- An Arkansas lawmaker says he'll ask his colleagues to pass a resolution urging the state Supreme Court to uphold a gay marriage ban and invalidate hundreds of marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples. ...

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Mike Huckabee: Impeach judge who struck down same-sex marriage ban

Monday, May 12, 2014
12 percent of straight-identifying Republicans admitted to having experimented with a member of the same sex. This news would undoubtedly upset Mike Huckabee just a little bit.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says lawmakers in his home state should impeach a judge who struck down the state's gay marriage ban, saying the judge ignored the will of voters. ...

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Ark. lawmaker calls for impeachment of judge who struck down gay marriage ban

Sunday, May 11, 2014
Jason Rapert
CONWAY, Ark. -- An Arkansas state lawmaker is calling for the impeachment of a Pulaski County judge who struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage. ...

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