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Alabama Minister Arrested After Trying to Officiate Gay Marriage
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:52:12 -0800

The Autauga County Sheriff in Alabama said that an ordained minister was arrested for disorderly conduct at the Autauga County Probate Office on Tuesday.

Autauga County sheriff hospitalized in crash
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:51:16 -0800

PRATTVILLE | Authorities in central Alabama say a local sheriff has suffered minor injuries in a car crash. Prattville Police Chief Mark Thompson tells the Montgomery Advertiser (http://on.mgmadv.com/1MNknJh ) that Autauga County Sheriff Joe Sedinger was hospitalized after a crash on U.S. Highway 82 Monday morning. Thompson says two cars collided and ran into the department-issued vehicle that ...

Federal Judge Orders Alabama County to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:06:53 -0800

A federal judge ordered an Alabama judge today to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples in his county. U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade has instructed Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. "If Plaintiffs take all steps that are required in the normal course of business as a prerequisite to issuing a marriage license to opposite-sex ...

Judge Orders Alabama County to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:12:16 -0800

A federal judge rules Mobile County cannot deny licenses to same-sex couples.

Woman arrested as gay couple gets Alabama marriage license
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 12:40:39 -0800

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman is facing a disorderly conduct charge after offering to perform a same-sex wedding inside a courthouse.

Alabama County Ordered to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:07:13 -0800

A federal judge rules Mobile County cannot deny licenses to same-sex couples.

Alabama gay marriage plans in chaos
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:55:03 -0800

Some counties in Alabama are refusing to marry gay couples, a day after the US Supreme Court refused the state's request to stop same-sex marriages.

Some Alabama counties refuse gay marriages, prompting suit
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:40:00 -0800

MOBILE | Same-sex marriage spread further across Alabama on Tuesday as more courthouses issued licenses to gays and lesbians, yet some counties still defied a federal judge's order, so couples took their fight back to court. The dispute and confusion headed toward a showdown in federal court set for Thursday in Mobile, where gay couples have waited for two days in a courthouse after officials ...

Alabama Marriage Equality Update - 2/13/15
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:24:54 -0800

More counties got on board the marriage equality bandwagon today, and opponents gnashed their teeth. Hey, haters gonna hate. As of this morning, the number of counties issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples had jumped again, in response to the Federal Judge's chastising of Mobile County.

Same-sex marriage riles Alabama
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:21:09 -0800

Lawsuits planned as some licenses denied