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    Arkansas Suspends Gay Marriage OK

    Steven Gibson (L) and Mark Hightower kiss after their marriage ceremony at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Arkansas May 12, 2014.  Gibson and Hightower are the only openly gay firefighters at the West Pulaski County Fire Department. Nearly 100 same-sex couples, hoisting rainbow flags, crowded the county courthouse of Little Rock to receive marriage licenses after a judge last week struck down the state's 10-year ban on gay marriage.   REUTERS/Jacob Slaton (UNITED STATES  - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)   - RTR3OUS0

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    Gay couples in Arkansas have been put through the ringer this week. After a judge ruled to strike down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, the Arkansas Supreme Court suspended the decision on Friday, stopping marriage licenses from being issued. More than 450 gay couples have already received licenses after Circuit Judge Chris Piazza voided an amendment to the state's constitution that limited marriage to a man and woman last week. On Thursday, the ruling was expanded to include all laws preventing marriage. It's unclear when the appeal for Piazza's decision will be decided.

    Read it at Arkansas Times