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Colorado clerk issues licenses to gay couples despite court order
Colorado clerk issues licenses to gay couples despite court order

When love and law collided at the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder's Office on Thursday, love appeared to be winning. At least for now. For the second day, Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall continued to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples — two on Wednesday and 17 on Thursday by midmorning. She did so in the wake of a new federal appeals court ruling endorsing the constitutionality of same-sex marriage despite a court order to delay any such marriages while the case is appealed. She also did so in defiance of the warning from Colorado Atty. Gen. John Suthers that the licenses she issued were invalid. It was hard to miss the stubbornness in her voice when she...

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