Eagle County clerk ‘going slow’ on gay marriage

By scott miller

EAGLE — While several Front Range counties wrestle with the state’s attorney general over same-sex marriage, Eagle County is taking a go-slow approach. County clerks in Denver, Boulder and Pueblo counties have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, in apparent violation of state law. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has fought the matter in court — a part of any attorney general’s job. District Judge C. Scott Crabtree last week ruled that a voter-approved 2006 state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, but stayed that ruling pending appeals to higher courts. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the …

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