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Same-sex ‘marriages’ to begin Friday in Alaska unless court takes action

Same-sex “marriages” will begin taking place in Alaska by tomorrow, unless the Supreme Court intervenes. On Wednesday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals “stayed” a decision that overturned the state law, which was approved by voters in 1998. The Circuit Court's decision temporarily halts a decision by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess that the state's law is unconstitutional. The stay will end Friday at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, unless the Supreme Court extends it. Last week, the Court stayed a decision in Idaho that overturned that state's marriage law. However, the Court has also decided to not hear same-sex […]