The Colorado county issued more than 200 marriage licenses to same-sex couples before the state Supreme Court granted the attorney general's request and ordered a Boulder County Clerk to stop.
While the ruling found that Colorado's constitutional amendment prohibiting marriage equality violates the U.S. Constitution, the decision came with a stay until August 25.
The state's highest court ordered Denver to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples but did not address two other counties that have been doing the same.
Judges around the state are refusing to stop clerks in three counties from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite the state constitution's ban on same-sex marriage.
After a state court refused to stop Boulder County from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Denver has followed suit.
A state court in Colorado provides the 24th consecutive ruling favoring the freedom to marry, but includes a stay with the decision.
The state's attorney general has asked a federal court to strike down Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage while also granting a stay of the ruling that would stop a rogue county clerk from issuing marriage licenses.