Colorado Supreme Court
Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal from the state’s attorney general, justices said in a ruling Tuesday.
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is trying again to stop Boulder’s clerk from issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
In a unanimous vote, the Colorado Court of Appeals has decided the City of Denver was wrong in firing a Denver Sheriff’s Deputy over a 2009 incident that the City believed was an example of excessive force.
A district judge has struck down Longmont’s voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing, but stayed her decision while the city considers an appeal.
A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
A state judge has again refused to stop Boulder’s clerk from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
Gay couples seeking to strike Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban urged a federal judge Tuesday to overturn the law immediately and reject the state’s request to stay a ruling until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the matter.
The first gay couple denied a marriage license in Denver County on Friday said witnessing the rejection was an important civil rights lesson for their sons who accompanied them.
Colorado’s Supreme Court is ordering an end to gay marriages while the state’s ban against the unions remains in place.
Another round of legal wrangling over the future of gay marriage in Colorado is scheduled Tuesday in Denver, this time in federal court.