Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore says he is disappointed that a majority of the state’s probate judges are giving marriage licenses to same-sex couples
The U.S. Supreme Court says it won’t stop same-sex marriages from beginning in Alabama on Monday.
Alabama’s chief justice is telling probate judges that they are not required to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite a federal judge’s decision overturning the state’s gay marriage ban.
Fred Hamic is a marrying judge: He’s performed about 1,000 weddings during seven years as Geneva County’s probate judge and considers the ceremonies a highlight of his job.
The association representing Alabama’s probate judges says it’s possible some judges there may issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when courthouses open Monday, despite their advice against it.
The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama’s gay marriage ban say they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.
An attorney for two lesbian couples and a gay rights group says marriage licenses should be issued to same-sex couples in Mississippi in about 10 days.
A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister.
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.
Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar bans across the region.