posted: 07/01/2015 3:12 a.m.
Michael Gans, clerk for the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, asked attorneys Tuesday to weigh in on how the court should dispose of a pending appeal concerning Arkansas’ samesex marriage bans, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Friday outlawing such bans across the country.
posted: 07/01/2015 3:11 a.m.
Republicans in the Arkansas House of Representatives will work with other conservative leaders in the state and nationwide to "explore all available options" to challenge last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision that made same-sex marriage legal, majority leader Ken Bragg, R-Sheridan, said Tuesday.
updated: 06/29/2015 4:25 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — A county clerk in Arkansas plans to resign effective Tuesday because of a moral objection to issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
updated: 06/28/2015 4:26 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage Friday settled pending state and federal challenges to Arkansas' ban on such unions, attorneys said.
updated: 06/28/2015 4:24 a.m.
State politicians say the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Friday striking down bans on same-sex marriage will be a campaign issue in 2016, but they won't know if it's an effective one until votes are cast.
posted: 06/28/2015 4:23 a.m.
There were four people in line Saturday when the Carroll County Courthouse opened at 9 a.m. to issue marriage licenses for four hours.
posted: 06/28/2015 3:47 a.m.
A woman walking near the front of the Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade on Saturday morning clasped hands with her partner among the rainbow-colored flags.
posted: 06/27/2015 4:11 a.m.
County clerks across Arkansas began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states can't prohibit same-sex marriage.
posted: 06/27/2015 3:55 a.m.
They met in a crime-ridden part of Memphis at a nondescript gay nightclub marked only by a small sign in 1972.
updated: 06/27/2015 3:18 a.m.
The tears just kept coming, pooling under Erica Byars' glasses. Natalie Corson wiped them from her bride's cheek.
updated: 06/27/2015 3:13 a.m.
The three largest religious bodies in Arkansas say Friday's Supreme Court ruling hasn't altered their opposition to same-sex marriage.
posted: 06/27/2015 3:11 a.m.
Arkansas officials and political activists respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states.
posted: 06/26/2015 5:46 p.m.
Arkansas' highest court has dismissed a gay marriage lawsuit that had been filed in state court now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide.
updated: 06/26/2015 1:10 p.m.
Some Arkansas counties are postponing the issuance of marriage licenses for same-sex couples despite a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing such unions.
updated: 06/26/2015 1:32 p.m.
The first couple to receive a same-sex wedding license in Pulaski County after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay unions was married Friday by the same judge who struck down the ban in Arkansas last year.