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Alabama religious groups support Roy Moore’s stand against same-sex marriage

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Rev. Patrick Mahoney, leader of the Christian Defense Coalition, speaks in support of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, at a news conference in Montgomery, Ala., on Feb. 25, 2015.
Supporters who rallied around Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore during his 2003 Ten Commandments fight returned to Alabama Wednesday to praise his stand against same-sex marriage. [...]

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Alabama chief justice Roy Moore has no regrets over same-sex marriage fight

Saturday, February 21, 2015
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Alabama's chief justice, previously best known for being removed from office for refusing to move a 5,300-pound Ten Commandments monument from the state Supreme Court building, has been thrust back into the national spotlight over his fight to block same-sex marriage from coming to Alabama. [...]

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HRC to examine if Roy Moore coordinated lawsuit against same-sex marriage

Friday, February 20, 2015
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The Human Rights Campaign filed an Alabama Open Records request on Thursday seeking government email and phone records of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore to determine his role in a third-party lawsuit against marriage equality in the state. [...]

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Alabama Chief Justice says he’ll defy a Supreme Court ruling for same-sex marriage

Monday, February 16, 2015
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Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore said Sunday that if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, he would defy the ruling because it would alter God’s “organic law.” [...]

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Alabama same-sex marriage fight echoes states’ rights battles

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Former Alabama Gov. George Wallace vowed "segregation forever" and stood in an Alabama school house door in 1963 to keep blacks from enrolling at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's judicial building office overlooks Montgomery's Dexter Avenue, a history-soaked thoroughfare topped by the Alabama Capitol where Jefferson Davis was inaugurated president of the Confederacy and where the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. ended the 1965 march for voting rights. [...]

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Alabama Supreme Court to consider petition to stop to same-sex marriages

Saturday, February 14, 2015
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The Alabama Supreme Court late Friday agreed to consider a petition by two conservative groups seeking a halt to the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses by state probate judges. [...]

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo grills Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on same-sex marriage

Thursday, February 12, 2015
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CNN's Chris Cuomo grills Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday on the subject of same-sex marriage in Alabama, and his order to state probate judges to defy a federal court ruling. [...]

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Alabama begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Monday, February 9, 2015
Eleanor Shue lifts her marriage license and yells in celebration as she and partner Jessica White emerge from the Probate Judges office after getting their marriage licenses in the Madison County Courthouse in Huntsville, Ala., Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.
Alabama became the 37th U.S. state with marriage equality as same-sex couples there began getting married in a handful of counties on Monday, despite an 11th-hour attempt from the state's chief justice - an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage - to block the weddings. [...]

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Alabama chief justice orders judges to refuse to issue same‑sex marriage licenses

Sunday, February 8, 2015
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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore late Sunday ordered all probate judges and employees in Alabama to follow existing state law and not issue or recognize same-sex marriages. [...]

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Alabama chief justice tells judges they don’t have to issue gay marriage licenses

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
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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. [...]

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