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Gay couples want clarification on Arkansas same-sex marriage ban

Couples in Arkansas want a judge to clarify same-sex marriage ban

A group of gay couples and their attorneys have come together asking a judge in Arkansas to clarify the laws that prohibit same-sex marriage in that state after he declared that the state’s ban was unconstitutional last week.

According to the Associated Press,

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Judge says Arkansas gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

judge rules arizona gay ban unconstitutional

An Arkansas judge says that the state’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.  Judge Chris Piazza said a statute passed in 1997 and the 2004 amendment to the state’s constitution that ban gay marriage in Arkansas violates the equal-protection clause of the U.S. Constitution.  However, an appeal to the decision is already in the works.

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One gay marriage still recognized in Indiana

Indiana judge says state must recognize at least one same sex marriage

A judge in Indiana says that the one gay marriage that the state recognizes must continue to be recognized.  Meanwhile, the state of Indiana still must decide whether or not all same-sex marriages performed in states where it is legal will be recognized.

According to USA Today,

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Judge: ruling on Idaho’s gay marriage ban is coming soon

judge to rule to Idaho gay marriage ban

We’ll soon know whether Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage is considered unconstitutional.  A federal judge evaluating the case there says she will soon render her decision.

According to the Associated Press,

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Lawsuit challenges Ohio’s Gay Marriage Ban

Lawsuit challenges gay marriage ban in Ohio If a group of civil rights attorneys have their way, Ohio could be the next to allow same-sex marriage.  The lawsuit filed by the group claims that Ohio’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, and they cited arguments that have led judges to strike down same sex marriage bans in five other states. According to the Associated Press, Get more…

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