Tuesday, July 2, 2013
A lawsuit was filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court on Tuesday in an attempt to get Arkansas' constitutional amendment banning gay marriage repealed.
The suit, filed by Kendall and Julia Wright of White County, on behalf of themselves and others, alleges the amendment violates their constitutional rights. The couple was legally married in Des Moines, Iowa after holding a ceremony in an Arkansas Open Door Church in 2008.
Amendment 83 in the constitution defines marriage as only between one man and one woman and prohibited other arrangements from having the legal status of marriage in the state.
Read more about this in tomorrow's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.