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Colo. Supreme Court orders Denver to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

| Friday, July 18, 2014
The Colorado Supreme Court in Denver.
DENVER -- Colorado's Supreme Court on Friday ordered Denver's clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while while the state's ban against the unions remains in place. The two-page ruling noted that a judge who earlier this month ruled the ban was unconstitutional stayed his decision pending appeal, meaning the prohibition remains active.

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Colo. judge refuses to halt same-sex marriages in Denver

| Monday, July 14, 2014
Samantha Getman, right, and Victoria Quintana embrace as they receive their marriage license at the Denver Clerk's office on Thursday, July 10, 2014. They were the first couple to receive a marriage licence in Denver, after clerk Debra Johnson began issuing licenses to same sex couples.
DENVER — A judge on Monday refused to stop a Denver clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex, despite a still-active ban against the practice. Colorado District Judge C. Scott Crabtree last week ruled that the state’s 2006 voter-approved gay marriage ban was unconstitutional. But he put that ruling on hold pending appeal, meaning the Colorado ban...

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Denver city clerk says she will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

| Thursday, July 10, 2014
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DENVER -- Denver's city clerk says she will begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite Colorado ban. Debra Johnson announced her decision shortly after a judge ruled that her counterpart in the liberal college town of Boulder can continue to grant gay marriage licenses.

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Colo. same-sex marriage battle echoes Boulder drama of nearly 40 years ago

| Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Clela Rorex
BOULDER, Colo. -- Nearly 40 years ago, a newly elected, miniskirt-wearing feminist in Colorado stumbled into history when a gay couple denied a marriage license sought her help instead. While the college town of Boulder has a liberal reputation now, it was deeply divided over gay rights in 1975, and few, including Clela Rorex, had thought about same-sex couples marrying...

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Boulder won’t back down on issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

| Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Hillary Hall Clerk of Boulder County Colorado talks to the media during a press conference regarding her office continuing to issue same-sex marriage licenses in Boulder, Colo., on Tuesday July 1, 2014.
DENVER -- Boulder County's clerk will continue issuing marriage licenses to gay couples despite warnings from Colorado Attorney General John Suthers to stop, telling him in a letter Wednesday that failing to give the couples licenses would violate their constitutional rights. The letter is the latest volley in a legal back-and-forth between County Clerk Hillary Hall...

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Boulder clerk refuses to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

| Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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DENVER -- Boulder County's clerk will continue issuing marriage licenses to gay couples despite the threat of legal action by Colorado Attorney General John Suthers. Hillary Hall made the announcement Tuesday after Suthers' office agreed to give her more time to consider asking the state Supreme Court to rule whether she has the authority to issue the licenses.

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Colo. AG orders Boulder to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

| Monday, June 30, 2014
Attorney General John Suthers (R-Colo.)
DENVER -- Colorado's attorney general has ordered a halt to the issuing of gay-marriage licenses in Boulder County. Republican Attorney General John Suthers gave Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall until noon Tuesday to stop issuing marriage licenses. Colorado's constitution bans same-sex unions, and a federal decision handed down last week ...

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Day 3: Boulder, Colo., continues issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

| Friday, June 27, 2014
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BOULDER, Colo. — Emboldened by a ruling against Utah's gay marriage ban, Boulder County is continuing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Clerk Hillary Hall is issuing the licenses for the third straight day in Boulder on Friday despite warnings that gay marriage remains illegal in Colorado. The licenses are also being offered at the clerk's ...

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Boulder to continue issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

| Thursday, June 26, 2014
Michelle and Wendy Alfredsen with their son Oliver kiss after getting their marriage license at the Boulder County Clerk and Recorders Office in Boulder Colo. Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
BOULDER, Colo. -- Boulder County is issuing more same-sex marriage licenses after a federal appeals court ruled against Utah's same-sex marriage ban. Colorado's attorney general says the Boulder licenses aren't valid both because the ruling has been placed on hold and because a Colorado state ban remains in place. County clerk Hillary Hall ...

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Boulder county clerk begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

| Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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BOULDER, Colo. -- A Boulder County clerk began issuing same-sex marriage licenses Wednesday after a federal appeals court ruled that states cannot prevent gay couples from getting married. But the Colorado Attorney General's Office said the licenses are invalid because the ruling was put on hold.

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