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Alabama Gay Marriage

This story is being updated with links to coverage regarding Alabama's gay marriage court battle. 

JUNE 26

Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide

MARCH 17

Bentley brief calls same-sex marriage a 'social experiment'

MARCH 13

Alabama judge grants divorce to same-sex couple

MARCH 12

AL House passes Freedom of Religion in Marriage Protection Act

MARCH 11

Alabama Supreme Court denies Mobile Co. probate judge's request to opt out of March 3 ban

MARCH 9

Alabama Attorney General opposes class action status on same-sex marriage lawsuit

MARCH 6

Civil rights organizations ask federal court to allow same-sex marriage statewide

MARCH 5

Alabama House committee approves bill that could target same-sex couples

U.S. Supreme Court sets date for hearing gay marriage cases

MARCH 4

Q&A: In Alabama, state court v.s federal courts. Who wins?

Alabama justices: Until high court rules, we're in charge

A defiant Alabama regains ground against gay marriage

Montgomery Co. probate judge among those who halt same sex marriage licenses

MARCH 3

Alabama Supreme Court orders halt to same-sex marriage licenses

HRC, SPLC blast Alabama high court on same-sex marriage freeze

LGBT advocates dismiss ruling as stall tactic

FEBRUARY 27

Alabama court allows visitation case after same-sex split

FEBRUARY 25

Religious groups rally for Roy Moore, gay marriage ban

FEBRUARY 24

Couple in Alabama gay marriage case still not allowed to adopt

FEBRUARY 17

HRC says 28K signed petitions urge investigation of AL Justice Moore

FEBRUARY 15

Chief Justice Moore still says probate judges don't have to issue same-sex marriage licenses

FEBRUARY 13

More Alabama counties start granting gay marriage licenses

FEBRUARY 12

NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams weighs in on AL same-sex marriage fight

Mobile County probate judge ordered to issue same-sex marriage licenses

AL chief justice to CNN: Fed court has no authority on 'definition of marriage'

FEBRUARY 11

Confusion continues over AL same-sex marriage ruling, hearing set for Thursday

Roy Moore responds to criticism of his stand against federal same-sex marriage ruling

Several AL counties continue to halt marriage licenses

FEBRUARY 10

Same-sex couples apply for AL adoptions, foster care

Bentley: I am not the governor of 50 years ago

Attorney: Judges could be sued if they don't comply with federal same-sex marriage order

Woman arrested as gay couple gets marriage license in Autauga County

More Alabama counties allow gay marriage despite objection

Hearing on same-sex marriages to be held Thursday

FEBRUARY 9

Montgomery County issues 31 same-sex marriage licenses on first day

SPLC says Chief Justice Roy Moore has created a crisis in Alabama 

Judge denies contempt motion against Mobile Co. probate judge

On day of first marriages, AL's first same-sex divorce?

Mobile County probate court window still shut

Official reaction to Alabama issuance of same-sex marriage licenses

Gov. Bentley won't take action against probate judges

Same-sex marriage county by county

Justice Thomas objects: Court shows support for gay marriage

Ken Hare In Depth: Moore's ego may cause him to lose job again (Opinion)

Alabama becomes 37th state with legalized gay marriage

MAP: National Gay Marriage Laws

FEBRUARY 8

HRC, SPLC blast Justice Roy Moore on marriage license order

AL Supreme Court chief justice orders probate judges not to license same sex marriages

'Equal playing field,' says minister ahead of same-sex marriage in AL

FEBRUARY 6

Pike County stops issuing marriage licenses, Covington County will refuse only gay couples

Still no action from Supreme Court on Alabama same-sex marriage stay

FEBRUARY 5

Multiple south Alabama judges halt courthouse weddings

Alabama Dept. of Public Health updates marriage forms

FEBRUARY 4

Suspicious letter sent to Alabama's only openly gay legislator

Religious leaders weigh in on same-sex marriage debate

Law professor says AL chief justice wrong on federal court's authority

Some north Alabama probate judges decide not to perform any marriages

Equality groups ask clergy to visit courthouses Monday to perform same-sex marriages

Chilton Co. probate judge no longer performing marriage ceremonies

FEBRUARY 3

Tuscaloosa Co. probate judge foresees logistical problems issuing same-sex marriage licenses

Pride and the pulpit: Gay, straight pastors weigh in

Baldwin Co. probate judge: We are not preparing for same-sex marriages

Woman hopes to legally adopt daughter after Monday

AL chief justice: Rulings don't require judges to issue gay marriage licenses

SPLC files an additional ethics complaint against Alabama chief justice

Advocates, couples await Alabama marriage equality

Judge denies request to immediately lift stay on gay marriage ruling

FEBRUARY 2

Alabama says there would be conflict if gay marriage allowed

Birmingham couple featured in same-sex marriage ad

JANUARY 28

Alabama judges group changes opinion on issuing gay marriage licenses

JANUARY 27

AL chief justice calls fed ruling on same-sex marriage 'tyranny'

Second AL couple wins same-sex marriage challenge

JANUARY 25

Judge issues stay in Alabama same-sex marriage case

JANUARY 23

Federal judge rules Alabama same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

JUNE 2014

Suit takes aim at AL's ban on recognition of other states' same-sex marriages

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