Legal recognition of gay relationships in Colorado has a long history, beginning in 1975 when Boulder County issued the state’s first marriage license to David McCord and David Zamora.
In his ruling, Boulder County Judge Andrew Hartman described Hall’s actions as civil disobedience, but said it is not harming the people of Colorado.
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers plans to appeal District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree ruling that the 2006 voter-approved ban violates the state and federal constitutions.
Judge Andrew Hartman says he's unlikely to rule immediately but he hopes to issue a decision soon.
Judge to consider Wednesday the Colorado attorney general’s request for a restraining order to force Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall to stop marrying same-sex couples.
More than a week after Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall started issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples, Colorado's Attorney General is asking a court to make her stop.
Six couples are taking the fight against Colorado's same-sex marriage ban to federal court; showdown looming in Boulder over marriage licenses.
For the second day in a row, same-sex couples who go to the clerks office in Boulder County will be able to walk away with a marriage license.
Attorneys for the plaintiffs argued that Colorado’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution and pointed to the fact that the U.S. Supreme Court tossed out the federal Defense of Marriage Act last year.