[JURIST] Three same-sex couples on Monday filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] challenging Arkansas' same-sex marriage ban. The plaintiffs argue that Amendment 83 to the Arkansas Constitution [text, PDF], which reads, "Marriage consists only of the union of one man and one woman," violates their rights to equal protection and due process under the Fourteenth Amendment of the US Constitution. Two of the couples applied for marriage licenses in Pulaski County but were turned down. The third couple is legally married...

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