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‘19 Kids’ star Josh Duggar leads anti-gay marriage rally at Arkansas capitol

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Josh Duggar of TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," now Executive Director of FRC Action, speaks at an ant-gay marriage rally in Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Opponents of same-sex marriage rallied at the Arkansas state Capitol on Wednesday, demanding that the state Supreme Court not overturn a 2004 ballot measure that defines marriage in Arkansas as being between one man and one woman. [...]

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First same-sex marriage licenses issued in Little Rock, three other counties

Monday, May 12, 2014
Same-sex marriage supporter Shon DeAmon holds a flag as his partner James Porter, right, watches at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, May12, 2014. Monday was the first day marriage licenses were granted to same-sex couples in the county.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Dozens of same-sex couples, some of whom waited in line overnight, received licenses to marry from county clerks Monday, while lawyers for the state of Arkansas asked its highest court to suspend an order gutting a constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage. [...]

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Teacher wants apology from Catholic school that fired her for marrying partner

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Danny Johnston, APBarb Mariani (left) and spouse Tippi McCullough at a Little Rock, Ark., news conference Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A teacher who lost her job at a Catholic girls' high school in Little Rock after she married her female partner said Tuesday she wants an apology from the school but isn't asking for her job back. [...]

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Ark. teacher fired from Catholic school after marrying same-sex partner

Sunday, October 20, 2013
FacebookTippi McCullough (right) and her spouse Barb McCullough
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- An Arkansas teacher has been fired from a Catholic school after she married her same-sex partner in a ceremony in New Mexico. [...]

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Eleven same-sex couples file lawsuit to overturn Ark. gay marriage ban

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A group of 11 same-sex couples from Arkansas on Tuesday asked a judge to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage, the latest effort aimed at repealing the amendment after recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings supporting gay couples. [...]

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