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Alabama Bill Would Allow Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | Mar 25
An Alabama lawmaker wants to make sure that faith-based adoption agencies can refuse to place children with same-sex couples.

Ala. Probate Judge Faces Conflicting Orders on Gay Marriage

NATIONAL | Mar 12
The probate judge of Mobile County is in a quandary when it comes to whether to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Ala. AG Asks Federal Judge to Delay Gay Marriage Ruling

NATIONAL | Mar 10
Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange is asking a federal judge to keep gay marriage in the state on hold. Strange, in a motion filed Monday, asked U.S. District Judge Callie Granade to delay any more gay marriage decisions until the U.S. Supreme Court

11th Circuit Denies Ala. Marriage Stay, State Officials to Ask High Court

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 3
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied requests from Alabama officials to stay the ruling on same-sex marriages. Unless further action is taken, same-sex marriages can start in Alabama on Monday February 9.

Alabama Plaintiffs Ask 11th Circuit to Allow Marriage Victory to Take Effect

NATIONAL | Jan 30
The couple that toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban is urging an appellate court to let the judge's ruling take effect.

Death Threats for Lesbian Lawmaker Who Threatens to Expose Affairs

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
An openly lesbian legislator has been receiving death threats in the past few days, after she threatened to expose the extramarital affairs of her colleagues who opposed gay marriage.

Gay Ala. Rep Threatens to 'Out' Cheating Colleages

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jan 27
Alabama's first openly gay state representative has issued a warning to her colleagues looking to fight to keep the state's overturned ban on same-sex marriage in place - either stop attacking gay people or if you're having an affair, she will out you.

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.

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?

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