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Wright v. Arkansas

Wright v. Arkansas is a 2013 Arkansas court case challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban and non-recognition of out-of-state same-sex marriages, filed July 1, 2013 in Pulaski County Circuit Court in Little Rock. The plaintiffs, originally 11 same-sex couples, now number more than 20 same-sex couples. [ Case files ]

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Couples ask Ark. Supreme Court to deny stay in same-sex marriage case

| Monday, August 18, 2014
Arkansas Supreme Court building in Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Lawyers representing couples who are challenging Arkansas' gay-marriage ban are asking the state Supreme Court to deny the state's request to delay proceedings until the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a similar same-sex marriage case. A judge in Pulaski County threw out the state's ban on gay marriage in May, and more than 500 same-sex couples ...

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Same-sex couples oppose delaying Arkansas marriage lawsuits

| Thursday, August 14, 2014
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Lawyers for gay couples challenging Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriages said Wednesday they won't agree to delay a pair of lawsuits while the U.S. Supreme Court considers taking up the matter. The couples sued Arkansas in state and federal courts last year, claiming that a constitutional amendment passed overwhelmingly by Arkansas...

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Ark. AG: Justices do not need to recuse themselves in same-sex marriage case

| Thursday, August 7, 2014
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas officials say a resolution passed by the Legislature and suggestions to allow recall of judges aren't enough of a reason for Arkansas Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from the case challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

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Ark. officials ask courts to suspend same-sex marriage cases

| Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas officials asked a federal judge and the state Supreme Court Wednesday to suspend lawsuits challenging the state's gay marriage ban while a similar case is pending before the nation's highest court. The attorney general's office filed a motion asking U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker to stay the proceedings in the lawsuit filed ...

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Couples ask Ark. justices seeking re-election to recuse in marriage case

| Monday, August 4, 2014
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Same-sex couples challenging Arkansas' same-sex marriage ban are asking any state Supreme Court justices who plan on seeking re-election to recuse from the case, arguing a legislative resolution supporting the prohibition could sway their opinion. The couples on Monday filed a motion ...

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Ark. Supreme Court issues stay, puts same-sex marriage ruling on hold

| Friday, May 16, 2014
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas' whirlwind week of granting of marriage licenses to same-sex couples ended Friday when the state Supreme Court ordered a temporary stop just as a final pair completed their paperwork at a Little Rock courthouse.

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Four Ark. counties again asking court to suspend same-sex marriage ruling

| Thursday, May 15, 2014
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Four Arkansas counties are again asking the state's highest court to suspend a judge's ruling striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Ark. judge strikes down all state laws banning same-sex marriage

| Thursday, May 15, 2014
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A judge cleared the way on Thursday for gay marriages to resume in Arkansas, striking down all state laws that prevent same-sex couples from marrying.

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Ark. gay marriages come to a halt after Supreme Court declines to stay ruling

| Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Gay couples line up to file paperwork for marriage licenses at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, May12, 2014.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the state attorney general's request to put on hold a ruling that overturned Arkansas' constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, but the short-lived ability for same-sex couples to wed in the state still came to a halt amid confusion about what comes next.

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Attorneys ask Ark. Supreme Court not to suspend same-sex marriage ruling

| Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Attorneys for a group of same-sex couples are asking Arkansas' highest court to reject efforts to suspend a judge's ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

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