The fog of instant law

Posted: May 18, 2014 at 3:43 a.m.

A precedent-breaking decision by one circuit judge in Pulaski County would have been contentious and confusing enough without its being thrust on the whole state all at once, leaving both the public and public officials scratching their heads over just what it meant. Did the state now have to issue marriage licenses to homosexual couples or not? So county clerks compromised by doing both, depending on the county.

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