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Eye On Boise archive for Oct. 8, 2014


Of orders, stays, scrutiny and legal issues...

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this afternoon issued an order rescinding its order last night that specifically made its ruling on Idaho’s same-sex marriage case take effect immediately. The 9th Circuit said this afternoon’s order was issued to comply with U.S. Supreme Court Justice…

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Attorney Deborah Ferguson, left, holds the last-minute stay issued Wednesday morning against same-sex marriages starting in Idaho; at right are two of her clients, Andrea Altmayer and Shelia Robertson. (Betsy Russell)

Same-sex marriage supporters: 'We'll be back' 

Here’s a link to my full story at on this morning’s tumultuous events on the gay marriage front. As same-sex couples lined up for marriage licenses at county courthouses around the state, Gov. Butch Otter succeeded in winning a last-minute stay issued this morning…

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