Views Read Edit View history. Amidst a pile of leftover Mardis Gras trash outside, and with another parade coming, a handful of same-sex marriage supporters gathered and traded stories. Associated Press.
Because of the paramour clause with custody issues, the name change was particularly important. They said to expect a much, much larger crowd. What Hopkins hopes comes out of today is that the "wise justices" are able to see the distinction between religious freedom and the right to oppress and discriminate against others.
She'd adopted the girls from her brother, who church law on same sex marriage in Montgomery dead, and worried about what would happen to the children if something ever happened to her. Senator Phil Williams was the sole senator to vote against it. Retrieved February 8, They cited at length a ruling involving the same group of government officials that had ended enforcement of Alabama's anti-miscegenation statute, United States v.
The bill passed the Alabama Senate last legislative session, but that momentum was stalled in the state House of Representatives. March 11, As Governor, I must uphold the Constitution. This is a very widespread belief among many conservative Christians: that there is a federal law that requires churches to marry same-sex couples, and that the minister, pastor, rabbi, imam, etc.
Roll Call. Some general reports indicated that Choctaw and Houston counties might be issuing licenses to opposite-sex couples only,  but local reports in Houston were that it had instead stopped all licensing.
District Court rulings, he wrote to the Governor: "Be advised that I stand with you to stop judicial tyranny and any unlawful opinions issue without constitutional authority. April 9, Religious Landscape Study. Retrieved February 25,