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3rd Lawsuit Challenges Alabama’s Gay Marriage Ban

In the latest challenge to Alabama’s ban on gay marriage, a lesbian couple is suing the state over recognition of their marriage, performed in Massachusetts.


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Alabama Senate Passes Bill To Criminalize Bestiality

Returning to work after Alabama’s paralyzing ice and snow storm, the Legislature took steps Thursday to make bestiality a crime and to crack down on drunken boaters who kill.


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Alabama Gun Bill Allows Employees To Have Firearms In Car At Work

Key legislators have agreed on sweeping changes to Alabama gun laws, but the deal still must clear one more hurdle before it can go to Gov. Robert Bentley for his signature.