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Alabama House committee votes to let adoption agencies reject same-sex couples

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Alabama state capitol in Montgomery.
An Alabama House Committee voted Wednesday for a bill that would allow private adoption agencies to turn away same-sex couples on religious grounds. [...]

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Alabama’s only openly gay lawmaker named director of local HRC chapter

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Patricia Todd
Democratic state Rep. Patricia Todd of Birmingham was introduced Friday as the new state director of the Human Rights Campaign in Alabama. [...]

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At least 545 same-sex couples married in Alabama, state reports

Friday, April 10, 2015
Milton Persinger, left, and Robert Povilat, both of Mobile, Ala., get married at Government Plaza as the Rev. Sandy O'Steen from Cornerstone Metropolitan Community Church officiates. They were the first same-sex couple to get married in Mobile, Ala., Thursday Feb. 12, 2015.
The preliminary numbers were compiled by the Alabama Department of Public Health Department. The tally reflects marriages that occurred Feb. 9 to March 3. [...]

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Alabama AG files Supreme Court brief defending states’ same-sex marriage ban

Friday, April 3, 2015
Attorney General Luther Strange (R-Ala.)
Alabama's attorney general is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to leave in place a lower court's decision letting several states continue defining marriage as a union of a man and a woman. [...]

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Marriage News Watch: March 30, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015
Suzanne Bryant, left, and Sarah Goodfriend, right, pose with their marriage license following a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in Austin, Texas.
Texas has won the right to have gays and lesbians fired for taking medical leave. The state's also working on a sneaky work-around to stop marriage equality, just in case the Supreme Court overturns the state's ban. [...]

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Alabama bill would allow adoption agencies to turn away same-sex couples

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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The bill would also prohibit the state from refusing to license, or renew a contract with, the groups for refusing services to people on religious grounds. [...]

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Roy Moore: ‘No court has authority to redefine what God proposed in Genesis’

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks at the Defense of the Texas Marriage Amendment Rally outside of the Texas State Capitol on Monday, March 23, 2015 in Austin, Texas.
“Nothing in the Constitution of the United States, nothing in the laws or precedence of the federal courts give federal courts any authority over domestic policy of family and marriage..." [...]

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Marriage News Watch: March 23, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015
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It's been nearly two months since marriage was supposed to start in Alabama, and the state still doesn't have its act together, and Texas has filed a lawsuit to prevent married same-sex couples from taking family medical leave. [...]

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Alabama probate judge asks court to amend same-sex marriage order

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Steven Reed
Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven Reed said it's important the state not engage in "foot dragging" regarding constitutional rights. [...]

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Ala. governor calls same-sex marriage a ‘social experiment’ in court brief

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Gov. Robert Bentley (R-Ala.)
Gov. Robert Bentley filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court ahead of April arguments describing same-sex marriage as social experiment that undermines the rights of children. [...]

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