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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...

George Wallace, Rosa Parks, Stokely Carmichael, and the LGBTQ Movement Beyond Marriage

Lisa Stulberg | Posted 02.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Lisa Stulberg

Gov. George Wallace is a reminder that recognition of basic legal rights is an essential start but just a beginning and is insufficient on its own. Rosa Parks and Stokely Carmichael are reminders that the only way to forever remove George Wallace from our schoolhouse door is to marry the fight for legal equality with a vigorous fight for community strength and vitality.

Let Me Answer Your Questions, Justice Roy Moore

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Maybe it is futile to try to explain this to Justice Moore. Would he ever be able to understand that someone who is bisexual is capable of monogamy? Or that gender identity is not linked to sexual orientation? Or that incest is not the same thing as homosexuality? Trying to explain these concepts to Roy Moore is like explaining string theory to a clam.

GOP Senator Sympathizes With Alabama Officials Who Blocked Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.23.2015 | Politics

Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) said Monday he understands why Alabama's probate judges refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, even afte...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Judge Challenging Alabama Chief Justice On Gay Marriage: 'We're On The Right Side Of History' | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.15.2015 | Politics

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) doubled down Sunday on his decision to ignore a federal ruling allowing same-sex marriage in the sta...

Amanda Terkel

Majority Of Alabama Counties Now Issuing Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At least 43 of Alabama's 67 counties are now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, following a federal judge's order Thursday r...

Minister Arrested For Marrying Same-Sex Couple In Alabama

AP | Kim Chandler & Jay Reeves | Posted 02.11.2015 | Gay Voices

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Same-sex marriage spread farther across Alabama on Tuesday as more courthouses issued licenses to gays and lesbians, yet some co...

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

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.10.2015 | Gay 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.

Challenges to My Self-Esteem

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

I have a strong, healthy dose of self-esteem. This is fortunate because recently there has been a steady stream of damaging messages coming from the media, politicians and religious leaders. There are plenty of voices proclaiming that there is something wrong with me.

Alabama Chief Justice Thinks The First Amendment Only Protects Christians

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

The judge best known for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the Alabama Judicial Building suggested earlier this year that the First ...

'10 Commandments Judge' Roy Moore Wins His Old Job Back

Religion News Service | Kim Chandler | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (RNS) Roy Moore, forever known as Alabama's Ten Commandments judge, has been re-elected chief justice in a triumphant political resur...

Roy Moore, Redidivus

Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr. | Posted 01.09.2013 | Religion
Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr.

Make no mistake about it; this was a significant election result with legal, cultural and religious consequence. It serves as a reminder of why we need to pay attention to more than just the presidential and congressional electoral results, nationwide.

Hijacking the Courts

Anthony Michael Kreis | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Anthony Michael Kreis

This is a crisis that has long murmurings in our political culture, but one that the LGBT rights movement has brought to a nasty and shameful head. The crisis: a threat to judicial independence.

Oh Ye of Little Faith: The Pro-Gun Movement's Total Disregard for Our Constitution

Josh Horwitz | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Pro-gun leaders like NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre would have us believe that "the guys with the guns make the rules" in our democracy. But nothing could be further from the truth. In reality, our Founders ratified the Constitution to obviate the need for political violence.

Secularism Leads to Sharia Law, According to Judge Roy Moore

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 05.29.2012 | Religion

To many he is known as the "Ten Commandments" judge who was removed from office when he refused to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments he placed...

Alabama Revisits Immigration and Resurrects Roy Moore

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

It's hard to keep Alabama out of the news. Two of its recent newsworthy events deserve attention.

10 Commandments Judge Seeks His Old Job Back

Posted 03.01.2012 | Religion

By Brendan Kirby Religion News Service MOBILE, Ala. (RNS) You might think a candidate's ouster from the post he is seeking to regain would play a ...

Judge Who Started Firestorm Over Ten Commandments Seeks Comeback

AP | JIM VAN ANGLEN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The former top Alabama judge known for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the state courthouse said Tuesday ...

The Land of Cotton

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

All over Alabama the lamps are out... The fields lie there, with nothing at work in them, neither man nor beast. -- James Agee, Let Us Now Praise Famo...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

If we've accomplished anything here at the 2012 Speculatron in these first few weeks, we hope we've encouraged all of you to just chill out about the ...

WorldNetDaily Extends Fawning Tea Party Coverage to Convention

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Last week, I detailed how WorldNetDaily has provided nothing but fawning coverage of the National Tea Party Covention, ignoring or whitewashing the nu...

Tea Party Convention Heading For Bankruptcy?

HuffPost Eyes&Ears | Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Today marks the first full day of the National Tea Party Convention. Attendees will hear ...