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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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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 gay couples from wedding.

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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
Mike Huckabee
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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