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Justices asked to stay ruling

State: Put halt to gay marriages

Posted: May 13, 2014 at 5:54 a.m.

5/12/14 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STEPHEN B. THORNTON James Paulus, left, and his husband Christopher Shelton embrace through the tears as Judge Wendell Griffen fills out their marriage license after they were wed in the rotunda of the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Monday May 12, 2014. PLEASE OUT; APNewsNow-Little Rock market, TV-Little Rock market, Radio-Little Rock market, Online-Nationwide market, Arkansas Business, Arkansas Times.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel Monday asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to freeze a lower court's ruling that found Arkansas' prohibition on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, pending the state's appeal of the decision.

Same-sex couples marry in Pulaski County for first time

Same-sex couples in Pulaski County married Monday for the first time after a Friday ruling struck down the state's bans on same-sex unions. (By Gavin Lesnick)
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