Tag Archives: Roy Moore

Alabama AG Luther Strange Has The Sadz

“I regret the Supreme Court’s decision not to stay the federal district court’s ruling until the high court finally settles the issue this summer. In the absence of a stay, there will likely be more confusion in the coming months leading up to the Supreme Court’s anticipated ruling on the legality of same-sex marriage. With the lifting of the 14-day ...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court DENIES Stay Extension On Alabama Marriages

Justice Clarence Thomas has the sadz: Today’s decision represents yet another example of this Court’s increasingly cavalier attitude toward the States. Over the past few months, the Court has repeatedly denied stays of lower court judgments enjoining the enforcement of state laws on questionable constitutional grounds. It has similarly declined to grant certiorari to review such judgments without any regard ...

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ALABAMA: Couples Have Lined Up

County offices open at 8AM Central in most of Alabama and some couples camped out overnight. It’s expected that some judges will defy last night’s order by Roy Moore. We’ll know which ones those are very shortly. Follow the live-blogging at AL.com.

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: “Marriage starts today in Alabama, and the usual suspects are still trying to figure out some way to stop it. Nebraska accidentally passed a bill that will recognize gay and lesbian couples, but only when they’re carrying a concealed firearm. And we’re on a fast track for rulings in several southern states.”

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Freep This Alabama Poll

Alabama’s largest newspaper is trolling the shit out of Roy Moore. Don’t be surprised if the poll gets yanked.

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BREAKING: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Orders Officials Not To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Via Huntsville’s NBC affiliate: Late Sunday night, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore issued an order in which he instructs state probate judges to neither issue nor recognize a marriage license for same-sex couples. The order states, “Effective immediately, no Probate Judge of the State of Alabama nor any agent or employee of any Alabama Probate Judge shall issue or recognize ...

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ALABAMA: HRC Petitions State To Take Action Against Chief Justice Roy Moore

The Human Rights Campaign has launched a petition which demands that Alabama take disciplinary action against state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore: Justice Moore has offered that the United States Constitution does not give the federal government the authority to regulate or define marriage. In the past, he has expressed his opinion that the state should have the power ...

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ALABAMA: Haters To Hold Anti-Gay Rally At State Capitol Building On Saturday

From the press release: Join Alabamians from across the state with your family, friends and signs at the State Capitol this Saturday morning, February 7, from 10:00 to 11:00 am CST. We will stand with our leaders and the laws of the State of Alabama for the sanctity of marriage as defined by God – union between a man and ...

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FOTF Cheers Judge Roy Moore

Focus On The Family’s weekly smarm-fest today applauds Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

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ALABAMA: Radio Host Rick Burgess Calls On Officials To Turn Away Gay Couples

For those blissfully unaware, Burgess is the co-host of the nationally syndicated Rick & Bubba Show, which claims ten million daily listeners in 50 markets, most of which are in the south and midwest. Burgess last appeared on JMG five years ago when his rant about Obama’s pride month proclamation went viral on YouTube. Producers of the show made that ...

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ALABAMA: Justice Roy Moore Tells State Officials Not To Issue Marriage Licenses

Via the Associated Press: Alabama’s chief justice is telling probate judges that they are not required to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite a federal judge’s decision overturning the state’s gay marriage ban. Roy Moore sent a letter Tuesday to probate judges, saying the judge’s decision isn’t binding on them. Moore said a lower federal court can’t force the ...

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ALABAMA: Newspaper Evokes George Wallace With Same-Sex Marriage Cartoon

From the Birmingham News: “In the fight against gay marriage, Gov. Bentley, Attorney General Luther Strange and Chief Justice Roy Moore are a farce to be reckoned with. Alabama’s most powerful, brave and cuddly men are representing Alabama’s best interests and fears by making a three-way stand in the courthouse door on an equal rights issue. What could go wrong?”

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: Marriage could be starting next week in Alabama. Anti-gay officials are saying that they don’t have to let gay couples get married, but their reasoning isn’t exactly what you would call true. Oklahoma’s marriage equality backlash is getting dangerous, with a proposed law that would hand new victims to ex-gay predators. And the National Organization for Marriage thinks ...

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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore To Appear On Radio Show Of Tony Perkins

The call-in number is 888-589-8840. Starts at 5PM Eastern.

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ALABAMA: SPLC Files Judicial Ethics Complaint Against Judge Roy Moore

From the Southern Poverty Law Center: The SPLC today filed a judicial ethics complaint against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore over his public statements urging the governor and Alabama judges to defy federal law and enforce Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriages. The complaint was filed with the Judicial Inquiry Commission of Alabama, which could recommend that Moore face ethics charges ...

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Tony Perkins Applauds Judge Roy Moore

“Federal judges may have the last word on marriage — but they won’t have the final one. That’s becoming abundantly clear in Alabama, the latest state to feel the sting of a runaway court invalidating the will of the people on marriage. In a letter to Governor Robert Bentley (R-Ala.), Chief Justice Roy Moore made that quite clear – explaining ...

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Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Has The Same-Sex Marriage Sadz

“As Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, I will continue to recognize the Alabama Constitution and the will of the people overwhelmingly expressed in the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment. I ask you to continue to uphold and support the Alabama Constitution with respect to marriage, both for the welfare of this state and for our posterity. Be advised that ...

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ALABAMA: Christian Group Calls For Elena Kagan & Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Recuse Themselves From Marriage Cases

Via press release: Kayla Moore, President of the Montgomery-based Foundation for Moral Law, today called upon U.S. Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg to recuse themselves from a case involving same-sex marriage because each of these Justices has personally performed a same-sex marriage. “Justice Kagan’s actions are especially improper,” Ms. Moore said, “because she performed this same-sex ...

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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore: First Amendment Only Applies To Christians

“Buddha didn’t create us, Mohammed didn’t create us, it was the God of the Holy Scriptures. They didn’t bring the Koran over on the pilgrim ship Mayflower. Let’s get real, let’s go back and learn our history. Let’s stop playing games.” – Alabama Chief Justice of the state Supreme Court Roy Moore, telling a local anti-abortion group that the First ...

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