Tag Archives: Alabama

American Family Association: Roy Moore Is A Modern Day Martin Luther King

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ALABAMA: Judge Granade Sets Thursday Hearing For Mobile County Judge

From the National Center for Lesbian Rights: Moments ago, United States District Judge Callie V. S. Granade granted the request of four Mobile County same-sex couples to add Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis as a defendant in a lawsuit in which Judge Granade previously struck down Alabama’s marriage equality ban as violating the federal Constitution. Judge Granade scheduled a ...

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ALABAMA: Straight Couples Turned Away From License Office In Mobile County

(Via Good As You)

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ALABAMA: Minister Arrested After Refusing To Leave County Office Until
She Could Officiate Same-Sex Marriage

Via the Montgomery Advertiser: An Autauga County woman was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct Tuesday morning after offering to perform a same sex marriage inside the probate judge’s office. Anne Susan Diprizio, of the 300 block of Cambridge Street, is charged with disorderly conduct, said Dave Hill, chief deputy of the Autauga County Sheriff’s Office. She was being processed in ...

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Roy Moore: I Issued That Order Because Next Fathers Will Marry Their Daughters

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ALABAMA: Three Counties Relent

It’s possible that these counties are reacting to a statement made last night by the governor. Gov. Robert Bentley, a Republican and a Southern Baptist, said he believes strongly that marriage is between one man and one woman, but that the issue should be “worked out through the proper legal channels” and not through defiance of the law. The governor ...

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ALABAMA: Where Things Stand Today

On the upside, the counties that are issuing licenses, while few, represent about 40% of Alabama’s total population.

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Tony Perkins: The Anti-Gay Marriage Revolution Is Finally Starting In Alabama

“Politicians in other states may roll over and play dead as the federal courts trample their laws, but not Alabama! There’s an organized resistance developing in the Deep South, and it might just be the turning point on marriage that many Americans have been waiting for. While the Left scoffed Moore’s influence, the Chief Justice was quietly gaining momentum. Liberals ...

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Sen. Jeff Sessions Has The Alabama Sadz

“I think it’s an unhealthy trend that judges feel that they’re somehow reflecting popular opinion when first of all, it’s not popular opinion, and secondly, who are they to be ruling on cases based on how they feel. The attorney general of the state of Alabama has appealed, which I support. And while a number of courts have held the ...

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REPORT: Roy Moore To File Charges Against Judges Who Issue Licenses

Christian News reports: The chief justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama has announced that probate judges who defied his orders not to issue same-sex “marriage” licenses in violation of the state constitution will now face charges. “Charges will be filed against probate judges who violated the chief justice’s orders,” Roy Moore wrote on Facebook Monday night. Moore had issued ...

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ALABAMA: Plaintiffs Sue Everybody

For violating their 14th Amendment rights. Sanctions demanded. BOOM.

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Brian Brown Has The Alabama Sadz

“A majority of the Supreme Court has cast disrepute on the impartiality of the Court by refusing to follow previous protocol and issue a stay of a lower court ruling while it is being considered by the Court. The issues in play are currently under review by the Supreme Court, and allowing a lower court ruling that overturns a state ...

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ALABAMA: Federal Judge Denies Contempt Order Against Mobile County Judge

From the order: Probate Judge Don Davis is not a party in this case and the Order of January 23, 2015, did not directly order Davis to do anything. Judge Davis’s obligation to follow the Constitution does not arise from this court’s Order. The Clarification Order noted that actions against Judge Davis or others who fail to follow the Constitution ...

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ALABAMA: Number Of Counties Refusing Same-Sex Licenses Grows Dramatically

At the start of the day fewer than a dozen of Alabama’s 67 counties had been confirmed as refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. It appears that number has now about tripled. Most of the counties contacted by AL.com this morning have suspended issuing all marriage licenses in the wake of conflicting rulings from a federal judge and the chief ...

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Roy Moore: I’m No George Wallace

“The U.S. district courts have no power or authority to redefine marriage. Once you start redefining marriage, that’s the ultimate power. Would it overturn the laws of incest? Bigamy? Polygamy? How far do they go? A lot of states in this union have caved to such unlawful authority, and this is not one This is Alabama. We don’t give up ...

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ALABAMA: Governor Refuses To Take Any Action Against County Probate Judges

“I am disappointed that a single Federal court judge disregarded the vote of the Alabama people to define marriage as between a man and woman. I agree with the dissenting opinion from U.S. Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia when they stated, ‘Today’s decision represents yet another example of this Court’s cavalier attitude toward the States. Over the ...

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ALABAMA: Plaintiffs File Federal Contempt Motion Against Mobile County Judge

From the motion: On this date, at 10:10 a.m. CST, Honorable Don Davis, Probate Court Judge in Mobile County, Alabama, had not opened the marriage license division of the Mobile County Probate Court. The Honorable Don Davis has not given a reason why the marriage license division is closed on this particular day, and he has not stated as to ...

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BREAKING: Death Certificate Amended For Late Husband Of Alabama Man In Lawsuit Against Evil Former Mother-In-Law

The state of Alabama today amended the death certificate of David Fancher to show that he was indeed the legal husband of Paul Hard, who is battling his former mother-in-law for the proceeds in the wrongful death suit that arose from Fancher’s car accident. (Equality Case Files notes that to the right of Hard is SPLC attorney Sam Wolfe.) On ...

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ALABAMA: MSNBC Reports “Smooth And Peaceful Day” At State Capital

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ALABAMA: Majority Of 67 Counties Are Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

UPDATE:  The situation has greatly changed. See this post. According to local media it appears that the majority of Alabama’s 67 counties are issuing or prepared to issue same-sex marriage licenses. At this writing fewer than a dozen counties have confirmed that they are defying this morning’s order by the Supreme Court. Probate judges in several counties decided not to ...

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