Topics :: Arkansas

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Study: Same-Sex Marriages Could Help Arkansas Economy

Friday Nov 28, 2014
Supporters of same-sex marriages say legalizing the unions could have a $24 million impact on Arkansas' economy.

Court Will Expedite Arkansas Gay Marriage Case

Thursday Oct 23, 2014
Arkansas' highest court has agreed to move quickly on a case challenging the state's gay marriage ban.

Arkansas AG Doesn't Object to Expediting Gay Marriage Case

Tuesday Oct 21, 2014
The Arkansas attorney general's office says it doesn't object to the state's highest court moving quickly on a lawsuit challenging a gay marriage ban.

Judge Sets Hearing On Arkansas Same-Sex Marriage Case

Tuesday Oct 21, 2014
A federal judge has set a hearing for next month in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas' gay marriage ban.

Ark. Court Won't Delay Proceedings in Gay Marriage Case

Thursday Oct 9, 2014
The Arkansas Supreme Court has refused to delay proceedings in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage.

Ark. Gov. Names Special Justice for Gay Marriage Case

Wednesday Oct 1, 2014
Gov. Mike Beebe has named a retired judge from Harrison to fill in as a special justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court in the lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban.

Arkansas Diocese Wants to Enter Gay Marriage Suit

Friday Sep 26, 2014
The leader of Arkansas' Roman Catholic diocese wants the state's highest court to consider his thoughts on the voter-approved gay-marriage ban.

Arkansas AG Asks Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

Monday Sep 15, 2014
The attorney general's office is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to uphold the state's gay marriage ban, arguing a county judge was wrong to say it violated the state and U.S. constitutions.

Couples: Deny Stay in Arkansas Gay Marriage Case

Monday Aug 18, 2014
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.

Officials Ask Courts to Suspend Ark. Gay Marriage Case

By Andrew DeMillo | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
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.

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