However, requiring a two-thirds majority, the bill failed after a vote in the House. By Leada Gore lgore al. The suit, originally Hard v. Associated Press. At least same-sex couples married between February 9 and March 3, It's a statue with no arms.
Slide 7 of 8. But it's absolutely true. On March 3,the Alabama Supreme Court ordered all probate judges in the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Retrieved March 16, Decatur Daily. It was back and forth.
However, they make the law," says Albritton. Status of same-sex unions around the world. January 7, Before the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Namespaces Article Talk. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, at least same-sex couples obtained marriage licenses and wed between February 9 and March 3, Strawser and John E.
Most probate judges already are ignoring that directive, however, and hundreds of same-sex couples already have wed in Alabama. Reed of Montgomery County Probate Court called the order a charade and said he would continue to process marriage licenses for all couples.
Retrieved January 23, The bill, however, died without a vote in the House. Choctaw and Geneva, which had earlier issued no licenses, started issuing licenses to opposite-sex couples, while Bibb, Clarke, Houston, Marshall, Pike, Randolph, and Walker continued in not issuing licenses to any couples.
Granade [c] of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama [d] ruled that Alabama's refusal to license and recognize same-sex marriages is unconstitutional.