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October 15, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Circuit court temporarily halts gay marriages in Alaska

The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary halt to gay marriages in Alaska on Wednesday. With the decision, the federal appeals court in San Francisco has allowed the state until Friday to get a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court. If that stay isn’t issued, the federal court action…

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October 14, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Idaho governor won’t appeal; ban on gay marriage ends Wednesday

The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho  — Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter will not appeal the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal’s most recent decision to lift the state’s ban on gay marriage starting Wednesday. Otter wrote in a statement released Tuesday that for now, the state has done all it can through the courts to defend traditional marriage…

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