Tag Archives: Roy Moore

ALABAMA: State Supreme Court Punts On Request To Clarify Roy Moore’s Order

Via AL.com: The Alabama Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a request by Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis to clarify Chief Justice Roy Moore’s order instructing probate judges to ignore a federal court ruling allowing same-sex marriage. The justices wrote that they do not have the authority to address the question. Mark Erwin, the chief of state for the probate ...

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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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Birds, Feathers, KKK

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

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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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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: 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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Justice Roy Moore Has The Sadz

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has been busy on Facebook today, posting notices of probate judges who are defying the Supreme Court and the above call to contact Gov. Robert Bentley. Moore writes: Which one are you? Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, ...

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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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