To Strange's objection that the lawsuit was too far advanced, she wrote that ban on same sex marriage in alabama in Roseville licenses [obtained by the plaintiffs] are of little value if they are not recognized as valid in Alabama".
However, they make the law," says Albritton. Iowa retained a state Supreme Court judge who ruled in favor of marriage equality, and Barack Obama name-checked LGBT families in his re-election victory speech. Support for gay and lesbian unions has grown steadily throughout the country since, in part because younger voters are more likely to view gay rights as a non-issue.
On June 7,Judge Callie Granade issued a permanent injunction barring any state official from enforcing laws that fail to recognize same-sex couples' right to marry. Gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry, just like everyone else.
Opponents still comprise the majority of voters in a number of states, Schiappa cautioned. Bentley announced he agreed with Moore's statement and Thomas' dissent, but would take no action against any probate judge based on the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Republican Sen. None of the eight counties that confirmed Tuesday that their probate judges are not issuing marriage licenses said they are denying licenses only to gay couples while granting them to straight couples. Montgomery Advertiser.
Allen said he viewed signing the form as endorsing the marriage. Retrieved February 10,