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Council of state hits gay nuptials

Posted: June 21, 2014 at 3:36 a.m.

Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Conway, presents a resolution during a meeting of the Legislative Council in Little Rock, Ark., Friday, June 20, 2014. The Council approved the non-binding measure that urges the state Supreme Court to uphold a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

The Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday approved a resolution opposing gay marriage and condemning Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza for his May 9 ruling that struck down the state's ban on gay marriage.

Rapert: Resolution reflects 'will of people'

Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Bigelow, speaks about the passage of a non-binding resolution in support of an amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman and asking the high court to invalidate gay marriages issued last month in Arkansas. (By Gavin Lesnick)
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