Federal Judge: Alabama Counties Must Allow Gay Marriage

A federal judge says Alabama counties must abide by court decisions allowing gay marriage. District Judge Callie Granade issued an order Wednesday updating a previous ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in Alabama. Granade says state probate judges can't discriminate against gay couples because the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled gay marriage is legal everywhere. But her order doesn't affect counties that have stopped issuing all marriage licenses. The judge had put previous decisions on hold to allow time for the justices to rule.



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