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  1. Supreme Court refuses to delay Florida same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... Florida's ban on same-sex marriage. Florida's ban was struck down [JURIST report] in August. Justice Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia would have granted the application for stay. The debate over the legalization of same-sex marriage [JURIST ...

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  2. Supreme Court won't stop gay marriages in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    ... Hinkle's ruling on hold. The appeals court rejected the request so Bondi went to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who oversees emergency appeals from Florida, Alabama and Georgia. The entire court wound up considering the petition. The ...

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  3. Supreme Court Refuses To Block Same-Sex Marriages In FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

    Same-sex marriage will begin Jan. 6 in Florida - the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday evening denied Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to Justice Clarence Thomas that he extend a stay preventing the state from recognizing the marriages of eight gay and lesbian couples. "The application for stay presented to Justice Thomas and by him referred to the Court is denied," the Supreme Court announced Friday night, allowing Florida to become the 36th state, plus the District of Columbia, to recognize same-sex marriage.

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  4. Supreme Court refuses to block gay marriages in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... Hinkle's ruling on hold. The appeals court rejected the request so Bondi went to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who oversees emergency appeals from Florida, Alabama and Georgia. The entire court wound up considering the petition. The ...

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  5. By Letting Weddings Start In Florida, The Supreme Court Just Made It...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Queerty

    ... considered the request for a stay. And in a telling action, only two justices-Antonin Scalia (of course) and Clarence Thomas-would have taken the request. That means seven justices let marriage equality take effect in Florida, including two-Chief ...

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  6. Gay marriages soon in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... to step into the Florida case. The court gave no explanation for its decision. Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas dissented. The reach of the Aug. 21 ruling by U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle is a matter of dispute. Although gay-rights ...

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  7. Supreme Court denies stay, same-sex marriage in Florida set to begin Jan. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Same-sex marriage will begin Jan. 6 in Florida. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied Florida attorney general Pam Bondi's request to Justice Clarence Thomas that he extend a stay in the federal case of eight gay couples.

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  8. High court allows gay marriages in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... while the state appeals a judge's order that its ban is unconstitutional. Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas said they would have granted the motion, but they did not explain their reasons. The decision follows the court's pattern not to ...

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  9. This Week In Marriage Equality: Final Edition For 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    In Florida , AG Pam Bondi has requested that SCOTUS stay the federal marriage equality ruling pending appeal. Justice Thomas requested a response from the plaintiffs on Thursday, and that filing was made on time.

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  10. Supreme Court denies stay; same-sex marriage in Florida set to begin Jan. 6Read the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Same-sex marriage will begin Jan. 6 in Florida. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to Justice Clarence Thomas that he extend a stay in the federal case of eight gay couples.

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  11. Supreme Court Clears Way For Same-Sex Marriages In FloridaRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

    ... . Things heated back up this week, after Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a request with Justice Clarence Thomas, who oversees the 11th Circuit, asking him to extend the stay. The ACLU of Florida responded to Thomas' request for a ...

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  12. Supreme Court Rebuffs Florida - Marriages to BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Advocate

    ... stay, but the justices have now declined. Ordinarily, emergency requests from Florida are heard by Justice Clarence Thomas , but he referred Florida's petition to the full court. According to Friday's decision, only Thomas and Justice Antonin Scalia ...

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  13. Florida's request to hold gay marriage rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palm Beach Post

    This evening the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Florida's request to extend a hold on gay marriage, which is set to expire Jan. 5. The nine justices took up the issue after Justice Clarence Thomas referred it to the full court. Thomas is the justice who handles appeals for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, which includes Florida.

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  14. U.S. Supreme Court denies stay, same-sex marriage in Florida set to begin Jan. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    Same-sex marriage will begin Jan. 6 in Florida -the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to extend a stay in the federal case of eight gay couples. "The application for stay presented to Justice Thomas and by him referred to the Court is denied," the Supreme Court announced Friday night.

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  15. Supreme Court won't halt Florida same-sex marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Washington Blade

    ... to marry in the state continues on appeal. Although the request was submitted to U.S. Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, who's responsible for stay requests in the Eleventh Circuit, the order indicates that he referred the matter to the entire ...

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  16. Same-sex marriage issue looms for Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star-Telegram.com

    ... interest is not served by on-again, off-again marriage laws." Bondi made the case to conservative Justice Clarence Thomas, who oversees appellate matters for Florida and other 11th Circuit states. Thomas, an opponent of same-sex marriage, could ...

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  17. Florida Court Clerks Association Warns Clerks Who Issue Same-Sex...Read the original story

    Friday | Towleroad

    ... past its current January expiration, and has since requested an extension from Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. It's expected that gay couples throughout Florida will apply for marriage licenses on the 6th of January, but the Court Clerks ...

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  18. Edinburgh Woollen Mill boss loses fight to clear his nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News and Star

    A millionaire businessman has failed to clear his name over devastating damage to ancient woodland within his 500-acre estate. But Edinburgh Woollen Mill boss Philip Day vowed to continue his legal battle and will try to appeal in the Supreme Court.

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  19. Judge Grants First Gay Divorce In Florida HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... but put a hold on gay marriages until the end of the day Jan. 5 to allow Bondi to appeal. Justice Clarence Thomas, who hears emergency appeals from Florida, Georgia and Alabama, wants all briefs on the stay extension to be filed by late afternoon ...

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  20. Uncertainty facing Central Florida gay, lesbian couples preparing for Jan. 6 weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... that Tallahassee ruling from becoming law, something that could result in an indefinite delay. Justice Clarence Thomas agreed to consider the request. "Because same-sex marriage is a relatively new concept - having not appeared in the United States ...

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