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Revisiting Alabama

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

It was bad news for Alabama, a state that had just gotten two doses of very good news. The first had come from the United States Supreme Court, and the second from Robert Bentley, its governor.

Where Would MLK Have Stood on Marriage Equality?

Irene Monroe | Posted 01.15.2017 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

This MLK holiday reminds me how Alabama has always been a troubling state when it comes to upholding the civil rights of its denizens.

6 Things You Should Know About Alabama's Chief Justice Roy Moore

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

Roy Moore, the chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court, made headlines on Wednesday when he directed local judges to stop issuing marriage licenses t...

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

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...

Amanda Terkel

Alabama Chief Justice Channels George Wallace In Stand Against Marriage Equality | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- By 1963, much of the United States was on its way to desegregation. It had been nine years since the Supreme Court issued its Brown v. B...

Justice Ousted In Ten Commandments Fiasco Poised For Huge Comeback

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

By Kaija Wilkinson MOBILE, Ala., Oct 26 (Reuters) - The Alabama Supreme Court chief justice who was removed from office for refusing t...

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 ...

Outspoken Judge Tries To Ride Fame To Governor's Office

Religion News Service | By Greg Garrison / The Birmingham News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Greg Garrison / The Birmingham News Religion News Service BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Former Chief Justice Roy Moore hopes his stands defending public ...