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Gay marriage in Arkansas

Fee request rejected in gay-marriage suit

In a one-sentence order Friday, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza denied a request to award at least $351,808 in fees to the lawyers who prevailed in the lawsuit that challenged the legality of Arkansas' gay-marriage ban. The money would come from the state and county defendants. "Comes no...


Fees split marriage-case lawyers

posted: 07/31/2015 2:20 a.m. Discuss

A schism hinted at earlier this year has fully emerged between the two attorneys whose case overturned Arkansas' same-sex marriage ban, with one lawyer denouncing the other's request for at least $345,825 in compensation as "unreasonable and excessive."

Randolph County to issue same-sex marriage licenses

posted: 07/23/2015 1:11 p.m. Comment 1

POCAHONTAS — The Randolph County clerk has said she'll issue same-sex marriage licenses after saying before that she was unsure if she would due to conflicts with her religion.

Clerk: Can't sign same-sex licenses

posted: 07/21/2015 5:30 a.m. Comments 26

A local elected official in a small Kentucky county testified Monday she could not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because signing the document would signal her approval of a union that violates her religious beliefs.




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