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Posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 8:00 pm

BOULDER, Colo. — The Boulder County clerk continued issuing same-sex marriage licenses Tuesday, ignoring an order from Colorado’s attorney general to stop by Tuesday and adding to an escalating showdown over marriage in Colorado.

Clerk Hillary Hall began issuing licenses last week after a federal appeals court in Denver ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry. The ruling was stayed pending appeal, and Colorado’s constitution bans gay marriage.

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