Marriage News Watch: March 16, 2015

Ted Ribey with the Clerk of District Court's office in Yellowstone County attaches a seal to the wedding license of Jill Houk and Randi Paul, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Billings, Mont. At least 5 other clerks in the county are refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Matthew Brown, AP

Texas is pushing a proposed law that would let the state overrule the Supreme Court. There’s just one problem: they can’t actually do that.

Alabama judges have decided that they don’t have to obey federal courts either, except that in reality, they do. And Oklahoma politician wants to switch from marriage licenses to marriage certificates, which would accomplish … not very much.

These stories and more in this week’s Marriage News Watch report from Matt Baume at the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER). Miss any of these stories? Check the links below under “Related Articles” for full reports on the stories mentioned in this week’s video:

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