The resolution needed 18 votes to pass and thus failed by one vote.
However, that same day, the vote was expunged and the Senate revoted on it on February 28, where it passed 18-9.
We favored smaller towns and quiet lakes/mountains/beaches to make it seem more like a "getaway," and tried to steer clear of experiences that hinged too heavily on one really kick-ass resort.
(Though we certainly dug into some hotel recs.) Enjoy your stay, and be sure to tip your B&B hosts well: activities for you and your your frat bros (Hangout Fest!
Same-sex marriage in Arkansas is legal under the U. Prior to that, same-sex marriage in Arkansas was briefly legal for a period beginning on May 9, 2014, as the result of a ruling by Sixth Judicial Circuit Judge Chris Piazza, striking down the state's constitutional and legislative ban on same-sex marriage as violating the Constitution of the United States. Windsor, Arkansans for Equality submitted proposed language for a 2014 ballot measure that would repeal the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
So to save you the pain of pouring over Fodor's and Expedia, we picked out a romantic rendezvous point in every state in America.
On March 8, a House subcommittee recommended the Arkansas House of Representatives to approve the resolution.
On March 14, however, the House rejected it, in a 29-41 vote.
On November 25, she ruled for the plaintiffs and stayed her ruling pending appeal.
Judge Baker found the state's ban on same-sex marriage violated the plaintiffs fundamental right to marry, requiring justification under "strict scrutiny" standard.