Quantcast

AG files notice of appeal in gay marriage case - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

AG files notice of appeal in gay marriage case

Posted: Updated:
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has told a judge he's appealing a ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

McDaniel's office on Saturday filed a notice of appeal with Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza, who a day earlier struck down a 2004 constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. Piazza also struck down a similar 1997 state law.

McDaniel is appealing the case to the Arkansas Supreme Court.

Piazza didn't stay his ruling, and the Carroll County clerk on Saturday began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. McDaniel has asked Piazza to stay his ruling as it appeals the case.
  • KTBS 3 News Tips

    Send your news tip or story idea to the KTBS 3 Newsroom.  Enter your email address below to get started.

    * denotes required fields
    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thank you for your submission to KTBS 3 News.  A member of our staff may contact you for more information.

Share Your Images
Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTBS. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
    Advertising | EEO Public File | KTBS 3 Public File | KPXJ 21 Public File