Tag Archives: Alabama

NYT “Sort Of” Defends Roy Moore

From the New York Times: Roy Moore is right that on its face, Granade’s order doesn’t require state probate judges all over Alabama — who weren’t named in the case Granade heard — to issue marriage licenses. Granade merely instructed Alabama’s attorney general not to enforce the state’s same-sex-marriage ban. That means a probate judge could go along with her ...

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Jon Stewart On Kansas Gov. Brownback: There’s No Place Like Home…ophobia

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ALABAMA: Liberty Counsel Petitions State Supreme Court To Order County Judges To Stop All Same-Sex Marriages

The Liberty Counsel today filed an emergency petition for a writ of mandamus to the Alabama Supreme Court, demanding that the entire bench join Chief Justice Roy Moore in ordering state probate judges to cease issuing same-sex marriage licenses. From the petition: The duty of each Respondent probate judge not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is unequivocal under ...

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Alabama Republican Party: God Will Destroy America Over Same-Sex Marriage

“I have just returned from a week in Israel [JMG: Paid for by the AFA] where I visited many holy sites from both the Old and New Testament. I walked where Jesus walked in Galilee, Nazareth, Jerusalem and other sites. I stood where Abraham stood at the gate at the City of Dan, the northern most city of the kingdom ...

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ALABAMA: Two More Counties Relent

Via AL.com: The Calhoun County Probate Judge’s office began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples this morning. In a statement released this morning, Martin said several factors went into the decision to begin. “We have considered the Order issued by Justice Moore, which I have been compliant with, and the statements made by Governor Bentley relating to the Order,” she ...

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Tweet Of The Day

These are the people who organized Saturday’s pitifully attended hate rally at the Alabama Capitol Building. They write on Facebook: In 1963, it was a Civil Rights issue. Alabama was wrong. Treating one group of people as second-class in favor of another is sin. “God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him” (Genesis ...

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Judge Roy Moore: I Have Gay Friends

When asked if he would attend a gay wedding: “I’ve had many friends who are homosexual. I’ve treated people just like other people. This is not about how I treat people or how I go to a wedding or a marriage or anything. It’s about the constitution of Alabama and the constitution of the United States and specifically the sanctity ...

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ALABAMA: Where Things Stand Today

Per Equality Alabama, the number of counties issuing same-sex marriage licenses will grow to 22 today as more judges relent. That’s more than double the first day’s number.

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Obama Welcomes Coming SCOTUS Ruling To End “Patchwork” Marriage Laws

Via Buzzfeed: President Obama Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s signals that marriage equality is on the verge of becoming the law of the land, adding that he expected local Alabama officials resisting the shift to be swept aside by federal courts. The Supreme Court Monday morning refused to put on hold a federal court ruling striking down Alabama’s ban on ...

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Ku Klux Klan Supports Judge Roy Moore

From the website of the United Dixie White Knights: The Mississippi Klan salutes Alabama’s chief justice Roy Moore, for refusing to bow to the yoke of Federal tyranny. The Feds have no authority over individual States marriage laws. The fudgepackers from Hollywood and all major news networks are in shock that the good people from the heart of Dixie are ...

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NOM Exploits Roy Moore For Money Beg

Brian Brown “desperately” needs help in supporting Roy Moore! And you can help Roy Moore right now in Alabama by sending NOM money so they can stage another flaccid and unattended hate march in Washington DC two months from now. Because logic.

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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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