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9th Circuit: Mandate will issue immediately, stay lifted in Idaho

The 9th Circuit has just issued a five-word order, saying, "The mandate shall issue forthwith." That means there's no seven-day delay before Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage is overturned - the decision takes effect immediately, and same-sex couples can now legally marry in Idaho.

Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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