Gay Marriage

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City Is Set To Offer Baton Bob $20,000 To Settle Federal Lawsuit

When 62-year-old Bob Jamerson was arrested outside Colony Square in Midtown on June 26, 2013, it began a saga that would see a federal lawsuit brought and a police officer quit the force. The long, […]

WAOK-AM–05/13/2015

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Alabama Chief Justice Says Gay Marriage Fight Not Over

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

02/21/2015

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US Supreme Court Won’t Stop Alabama Gay Marriages

The U.S. Supreme Court says it won’t stop same-sex marriages from beginning in Alabama on Monday.

02/09/2015

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Alabama Chief Justice: Don’t Issue Gay Marriage Licenses

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.

02/04/2015

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Ala. Judges Weighing Whether To Perform Same-Sex Weddings

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.

01/31/2015

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Ala Group: Some Judges Might Give Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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.

01/25/2015

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Couple Behind Ala. Gay Marriage Case Grateful For Ruling

The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama’s gay marriage ban say they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.

01/24/2015

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Attorney: Gay Marriages Should Start Soon In Miss.

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.

11/29/2014

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Pastor Who Performed Gay Marriage Keeps Ordination

A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister.

10/27/2014

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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.

06/10/2014

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