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Arkansas Marriage Equality Widens – Third County Issuing Licenses

Friday, May 16th, 2014


Conway County is joining in the Arkansas marriage equality rush along with Pulaski and Washington counties.

LGBTQ Nation reports:

The Conway County clerk says her office will begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after a judge paved the way for clerks to start granting them. Conway County Clerk Debbie Hartman said Friday that her office will begin issuing marriage licenses out to same-sex couples who are seeking them.

In related news, an attempt to pas a legislative resolution supporting te ban has failed.

LGBTQ Nation reports:

Arkansas lawmakers have blocked a proposed resolution urging the state Supreme Court to uphold a ban on same-sex marriage. A non-binding resolution objecting to a judge’s decision striking down the ban failed before the Arkansas Legislative Council on a procedural vote Friday. The resolution would have urged justices to overturn Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza’s ruling striking down all measures preventing gay couples from marrying.

And all this is happening in Arkansas – simply amazing.

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