Scott that those who fail to comply will bear the costs of additional suits that will produce the same result and, still quoting Hinkle: "There should be no debate ...on the question of whether a [state official] may follow the ruling, even for marriage-license applicants who are not parties to this case." On January 27, 2015, Judge Granade ruled in favor of a male couple seeking the right to marry on Alabama. Humphrey had filed their suit in September 2014 without assistance of counsel after being denied a marriage license at the Mobile County Courthouse in July.They cited at length a 1970 ruling involving the same group of government officials that had ended enforcement of Alabama's anti-miscegenation statute, United States v.
ruled that Alabama's refusal to license and recognize same-sex marriages is unconstitutional.
She ordered the state Attorney General to stop enforcing those bans.
Our State Constitution and our morality are under attack by a federal court decision that has no basis in the Constitution of the United States.
Nothing in the United States Constitution grants to the federal government the authority to desecrate the institution of marriage.
On February 9, the Alabama Department of Public Health provided Hard a corrected death certificate. Pat Fancher appealed the District Court's ruling against her.