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Arkansas high court suspends gay marriage ruling

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas’ highest court halted the distribution of marriage licenses to same-sex couples Friday as it suspended a judge’s ruling that struck down the state’s same-sex marriage ban. The state Supreme Court granted a request to put on hold Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza’s decision voiding a 2004 constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman. Piazza struck down the ban last week, and expanded that ruling Thursday ...

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