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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore: Laws Are Superseded By God

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore, is once again trying to ban marriages for gays and lesbians in his state, handing down an order directing probate judges to stop issuing licenses.

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Hopes The Country Doesn't Go To War Over Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

While some same-sex marriage critics have threatened to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality last month with civil diso...

Amanda Terkel

Civil Rights Groups Push To Get Marriage Equality Restarted In Alabama | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of civil rights organizations fired the latest shot in Alabama's battle over same-sex marriage Friday, asking a federal judge to...

Amanda Terkel

Alabama Counties Stop Issuing Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Overnight, Alabama has largely gone from a marriage equality state to one where most same-sex couples can no longer get married. All...

Alabama Supreme Court Blocks Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered probate judges in the state to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses. The ruling adds to the confusi...

More Moore

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 04.21.2015 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Alabama is back, represented by Roy Moore, the chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, and by the W.F. Burns Middle School in Valley, Alabama. Roy comes first.

Meet Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, Who Isn't About to Give Up His Antigay Crusade

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Some Alabama probate judges, at least for the time being, are defying the United States Supreme Court today, refusing to grant marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples while other judges throughout the state are granting those licenses.

Ryan J. Reilly

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore Threatens To Defy 'Tyranny' Of Federal Courts On Gay Marriage | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Roy Moore, the chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, called Tuesday for his state's governor to oppose the "tyranny" of federal co...

Alabama, Islam and the Founding Fathers' Belief in Religious Tolerance

Craig Considine | Posted 07.05.2014 | Religion
Craig Considine

Recent comments made by the Chief Justice of Alabama shows that much work needs to be done in educating some of America's most powerful figures on the...

The 'New Jane Crow' and American Women's Civil Rights

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

The creep of personhood results in laws and actions that take away women's constitutional personhood. There is no (gender-neutral) way to extend personhood rights to fertilized eggs without depriving women of the same rights.

Laura Bassett

Alabama Court To Consider Whether Meth Lab Law Applies To Fetuses | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

An anti-abortion litigation group filed a brief with the Alabama Supreme Court on Friday that urges the court to apply the state's "chemical endangerm...

Sex and Sin

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

Suppose the state made it a crime to masturbate. It is difficult to believe that a nation dedicated to "the pursuit of happiness" and the freedom, autonomy and privacy of the individual could possibly allow such a law.