FROM Pat Duggins
Same Sex Marriage Proceeds in Alabama When a federal court overturned Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage, the state appealed to the US Supreme Court. Today, the appeal was rejected, and same-sex couples lined up to apply for licenses. But the controversial Chief Justice of Alabama's State Supreme Court has ordered probate judges to continue observing state law. Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from the bench after advocating a monument to the 10 commandments in a courthouse — and then re-elected. Pat Duggins is News Director at Alabama Public Radio , based in Tuscaloosa.
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