So keep up," Wank said. In all, according to gay-rights groups, more than 70 lawsuits seeking marriage equality are pending in about 30 states. That caused confusion among county clerks, Association of Arkansas Counties executive director Chris Villines said.
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Namespaces Article Talk. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza said there is "no rational reason" for preventing gay couples from marrying. As dawn came, no one was certain any clerk would issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple.
In Little Rock, Arkansas judge Charles Piazza corrected what he described as "a clerical error" that created confusion over the meaning of his order last Friday, when he declared the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Dallas will end coronavirus testing contract with Honu Management Group.
Not registered yet? One plaintiff couple sought a marriage license from Arkansas while another couple asked to have their New York marriage recognized. Any marriage entered into by persons of the same sex, where a marriage license is issued by another state or by a foreign jurisdiction, shall be void in Arkansas and any contractual or other rights granted by virtue of that license, including its termination, shall be unenforceable in the Arkansas courts.
All marriages celebrated beyond the limits of this state, which are valid according to the laws of the country wherein they were celebrated or contracted, shall be likewise valid in this state, and shall have the same force as if they had been celebrated in accordance with the laws in force in this state.
The uniting of two or more persons in a civil union, domestic partnership, or other quasi-marital relationship shall not be valid or recognized in South Dakota. On November 2,Arkansas voters approved Constitutional Amendment 3a state initiated constitutional amendment that prohibited the recognition of same-sex marriage, as well as anything "identical or substantially similar to marital status" in the state of Arkansas.
PL Marriage contract— Void marriages.
Notes Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico City , in certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases. Kristin Seaton, center, of Jacksonville, Ark. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza paved the way for the marriages Friday with a ruling that removed a year-old barrier, saying a constitutional amendment overwhelmingly passed by voters in banning gay marriage was "an unconstitutional attempt to narrow the definition of equality.
Supreme Court the day before and asking for expedited consideration, which the court granted. Democratic convention Coronavirus U. Status of same-sex unions around the world.