Jack Arrowsmith, the Douglas County Clerk and Recorder will refain from issuing same sex marriage licenses in Douglas County until there is further guidance from the curts according to a letter published on July 14, 2014.
The letter explains how counties are considered to be a “subdivision of the state.” (30-11-101 annotation I. General Consideration) and that the Attorney General is considered the legal counsel of every subdivision of the state C.R.S. §24-31-101(1)(a), he has reached out for guidance on this matter.
According to a recent poll targeting Douglas County residents, they overwhelmingly support same-sex marriage.
We’ll keep an eye on things and be sure to update you on how things progress.
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