The state judge who struck down Arkansas's statutory and constitutional prohibitions on same-sex marriage clarified his ruling today by voiding all state laws that refer to marriage solely as the union of one man and one woman.
The state's highest court rejected the attorney general's request to stay a ruling that established marriage equality, but said another statute is still in place forbidding the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Confusion and legal wrangling muddy the waters of marriage equality in Arkansas, but two counties are still issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Marriage equality officially arrives in the South as same-sex couples begin marrying in Arkansas following a state court ruling that struck down the existing constitutional and statutory ban on same-sex marriage.
Taylor Ellis says he's been bullied at school since his story hit the media, with students setting up an antigay Instagram page, among other things.
The state's highest court declared that judges may not restrict a parent's visitation rights based solely on that parent's cohabitation with a partner to whom they are not married.