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Francisco Kjolseth, The Salt Lake Tribune (AP)Heather, left, and Jax Collins of West Jordan join hundreds of other same-sex couples descending on county clerk offices around the state of Utah last month to request marriage licenses.

Married same-sex couples in Utah in ‘legal limbo’ after Supreme Court stay

Monday, January 6, 2014
SALT LAKE CITY — Married same-sex couples in Utah were thrust into legal limbo Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court put a halt to same-sex marriages in the state, turning jubilation to doubt just weeks after a judge’s ruling sent people rushing to get married. [ Read more → ]
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U.S. Supreme Court grants stay, same-sex marriage on hold in Utah

Monday, January 6, 2014
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday put same-sex marriages on hold in Utah, at least while a federal appeals court more fully considers the issue. The court issued a brief order blocking any new same-sex unions in the state. [ Read more → ]
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Utah asks U.S. Supreme Court to stop same-sex marriages during appeal

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Utah took its fight against gay marriage to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking the high court to suspend same-sex unions that became legal when a judge struck down the state's voter-approved ban. [ Read more → ]
Benjamin Zack, Standard-Examiner (AP)Hundreds of gay couples line up outside of the county clerk's office in the Weber Center on Monday morning, Dec. 23, 2013, the first day that Weber County began accepting applications for same-sex marriage licenses. Couples began lining up outside the building at 10 p.m. on Sunday night due to concern that the state might only issue licenses for one hour before a possible stay could be placed on the ruling that allowed same-sex marriage.

Utah officials turn to higher court to halt same-sex marriages

Monday, December 23, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah state lawyers have again turned to a Denver-based federal appeals court in their bid to put a stop to gay couples getting married, saying the state should not be required to abide by one judge's narrow view of a "new and fundamentally different definition of marriage." [ Read more → ]
via: Equality UtahHundreds of same-sex couples wrapped around two floors at the Salt Lake County Complex on Monday morning waiting to obtain marriage licenses.

Judge denies request for stay in ruling striking down Utah’s gay marriage ban

Monday, December 23, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY -- A federal judge said Monday he will allow same-sex marriage in Utah to continue, denying a request from the state to halt weddings between gay couples until the appeals process plays out. [ Read more → ]
U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby

Utah’s same-sex marriage ban back in court as judge considers stay motion

Monday, December 23, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge on Monday is set to consider a request from the state of Utah to block same-sex marriages that have been taking place since Friday when the state's gay marriage ban was overturned. [ Read more → ]
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