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Federal Judge Stays Alabama Gay Marriage Ruling for 2 Weeks

NATIONAL | By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
A federal judge has put a temporary hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but indicated she will soon answer a key question: Must state probate judges issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when the stay is lifted?

Couple Behind Ala. Gay Marriage Ruling to Refile Adoption Paperwork

FAMILY | By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban said they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.

Alabama Appeals Decision Blocking Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves | Jan 26
The state of Alabama is appealing a federal judge's order overturning its ban on same-sex marriage.

Apple CEO Lends Name to Alabama's Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
Apple CEO Tim Cook -- the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to come out as gay, in October -- has lent his support and his name to an anti-gay workplace discrimination bill in his home state of Alabama.

Apple CEO Challenges Home State on LGBT Rights

NATIONAL | By Jay Reeves | Oct 28
Apple CEO Tim Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do more to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Ala. Hospital

HEALTH | Jul 28
An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

Alabama Court Overturns Gay-Sex Ban

NATIONAL | Jun 17
An appeals court has ruled that an Alabama law criminalizing consensual homosexual conduct is unconstitutional.

3rd Lawsuit Challenges Alabama’s Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Phillip Rawls | Jun 10
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.

Group for LGBT Equality Laws in 3 Southern States

NATIONAL | May 13
A national group plans to seek anti-discrimination state laws to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people in Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas.

Southern Group to Protest SPLC Over Marriage

NATIONAL | May 9
A Southern heritage group is defending Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriage. The Alabama-based League of the South is planning a protest for this morning in Montgomery outside the Southern Poverty Law Center, which is trying to overturn the ban.

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