John M. Becker

BREAKING: Supreme Court Denies Alaska Stay Request

Filed By John M. Becker | October 17, 2014 3:10 PM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Politics
Tags: Alaska, gay marriage, marriage equality, same-sex marriage, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

The full U.S. Supreme Court has just denied Alaska Republican Governor Sean Parnell's request to stay a federal court ruling striking down that state's marriage discrimination amendment.

A temporary stay -- put in place by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday in order to give the state time to file a stay request with the Supreme Court -- expired at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time (3:00 Eastern, just minutes ago), meaning that marriage equality will resume in Alaska.

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The order is after the break, via Equality Case Files.

Alaska Marriage Stay Denied by Equality Case Files


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