Tag Archives: Alabama

Perkins Attacks Apple Over Fired Lobbyist

“Tech giant Apple was outed for firing an Alabama lobbyist who had supported natural marriage when he was a state legislator! Like FRC’s Craig James, who never mentioned his views on the job, Jay Love got the boot for voicing his opinion years earlier as a state legislator. A local Alabama newspaper smoked Love out in a hit piece that ...

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ALABAMA: Haters Plan Another Rally

Since a massive crowd in the tens showed up the first time, Sanctity Of Marriage Alabama is planning another rally this weekend. Please join Christians from across Alabama for a Sanctity of Marriage Rally at the Alabama State Capitol; Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 10:00 am. Be a voice for God’s definition of marriage – the sacred union between one ...

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ALABAMA: State Supreme Court Justice Threatens To Abolish Marriage Entirely

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Glenn Murdock has threatened to abolish marriage in his state entirely if them filthy gays continue to get their way. Via Think Progress: Justice Murdock’s opinion is attached to a brief order from the state supreme court as a whole declining to offer further guidance to Alabama probate judges regarding whether they must comply with a ...

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Apple Cuts Ties With Anti-Gay Lobbyist

Via the Washington Blade: Apple Inc., the technology giant whose CEO recently came out as gay, has terminated its contract with an Alabama lobbyist it recently hired who has an anti-LGBT record, according to the three sources. Former Alabama State Rep. Jay Love, who served in the Alabama Legislature between 2003 and 2013, appears on the Alabama Ethics Commission list ...

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: “Things are finally settling down in Alabama. We’ll take a look at just how messy it got last week, and what happens now. Plus, Justice Ginsburg makes some pretty candid predictions for the Supreme Court’s upcoming marriage decision.”

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Roy Moore: Cindy Jacobs Prophesized What’s Happening Now In Alabama

This weekend Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore posted the below July 2014 clip to his Facebook page. Watch as Cindy Jacobs announces that God personally told her that he will use Alabama to “reverse what Satan has done” and put an end to judicial tyranny. PREVIOUSLY ON JMG: Cindy Jacobs says her prayers stopped the shoe-bomber. Cindy Jacobs ...

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Peter Sprigg Has The Alabama Sadz

“Most of the media is blaming the current chaos in Alabama over whether same-sex couples will or will not be issued marriage licenses on Judge Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. However, it really should be laid at the feet of U.S. District Court Judge Callie V. S. Granade (pronounced, according to National Public Radio, like ‘grenade’). ...

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Roy Moore: I’ll Defy SCOTUS

Via Reuters: Roy Moore, the conservative chief justice of Alabama’s Supreme Court, said Sunday that if the U.S. Supreme Court decides that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, he would defy the ruling because it would alter God’s “organic law.” Under Justice Moore’s urging, many Alabama counties defied both a federal judge’s ruling throwing out the state’s gay ...

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C-SPAN: Brian Brown Vs Lambda Legal

Brian Brown appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal this morning to debate Lambda Legal litigation director Susan Sommer. As you’d expect, much of the discussion centered on Alabama and Roy Moore. Brown says that it’s “absurd” to believe that the 14th Amendment creates the right to marry “out of thin air.” Also: polygamy! The clip is not embeddable and can been ...

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Southern Baptists Leader Russell Moore: Officials Who Won’t Comply With Marriage Laws Should Seek Other Employment

Via the Tennessean: The Southern Baptist Convention’s top policy official has a message for Alabama Christians wringing their hands over legal same-sex marriage. It was unavoidable, and accepting it doesn’t mean you’re conceding defeat. Not accepting it means you need to reexamine your faith. Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, opened the floor ...

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ALABAMA: And More Counties Relent

As of mid-day yesterday at least 51 of Alabama’s 67 counties had begun issuing same-sex marriage licenses. Seven of the holdout counties are issuing licenses to opposite sex couples only and the rest are not issuing licenses at all. About half of the counties now obeying the law began doing so after federal Judge Ginny Granade’s Thursday order against Mobile ...

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ALABAMA: State Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Liberty Counsel’s Marriage Petition

Last last night the Alabama Supreme Court agreed to consider the petition for a writ of mandamus filed on Wednesday by Liberty Counsel. In a 6-2 decision issued late Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court set up a schedule next week for the different sides to file their answers and briefs on the request by the Alabama Policy Institute and Alabama ...

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Freedom To Marry Celebrates Alabama

Get a tissue, my tender kittens.

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ALABAMA: More Counties Tumble

Yesterday’s ruling in Mobile County is having the predicted effect and more than a dozen other counties have relented this morning. UPDATE: Seven more counties.

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Gays Are Using Up Alabama’s Batteries

Via AL.com: Cedric Hatcher, an outspoken street evangelist and regular at Birmingham City Hall, took to the lectern during the public comment portion of today’s meeting to express his disapproval of the marriages that took place just across Linn Park and around the state Monday. “To me yesterday was one of the most bizarre scenes I’ve ever seen in the ...

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ALABAMA: First Couple Marries In Mobile

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ALABAMA: Judge Orders Mobile County To Begin Issuing Marriage Licenses

Via Reuters: A federal judge on Thursday ordered an Alabama official to comply with her earlier ruling striking down the state’s ban on same-sex matrimony by beginning to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. U.S. District Court Judge Callie Granade’s order sought to clarify that Mobile County Probate Court Judge Don Davis should follow her directive, and not a contravening ...

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ALABAMA: Mobile Hearing Is Underway

MSNBC is live-tweeting from the courthouse. UPDATE: Well, that was quick.

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From Alabama’s Largest Newspaper

The Birmingham News has been absolutely relentless in their supportive coverage of Alabama’s marriage battle and one of the stars of that coverage has been cartoonist JD Crowe. Hit the link for a slideshow of Crowe’s work about Judge Roy Moore.

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo Battles Judge Roy Moore In Blistering 25-Minute Interview

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore was interviewed this morning by CNN’s Chris Cuomo, who attacked Moore relentlessly over his position on same-sex marriage. While some of the interview devolved into back-and-forth bickering, Cuomo landed blow after blow, at one point telling Moore that he was merely spewing “word salad.” For his part, Moore repeatedly demanded that Cuomo say ...

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