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Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Supremes Snubbed: One Marriage Case Steams On

In what could become a precedent for court power, one state is set to defy the U.S. Supreme Court’s recognition of “same-sex marriage” more than three months after “five lawyers” defied the wishes of a majority of voters in dozens of states.

The fight over marriage in Alabama had reached the boiling point before the Supreme Court issued its Obergefell opinion in June, with a federal judge demanding acknowledgement of same-sex marriage and the Alabama Supreme Court issuing a permanent injunction against the order.

But when the Supreme Court decision was announced in June, Alabama did not, like other states, suddenly declare the issue resolved. Instead, it invited submissions of arguments over the applicability of the ruling in the state.

And the decision on whether the injunction remains in effect hasn’t been released.

It’s coming to a head now because several probate judges – the only people in Alabama authorized to issue marriage licenses – are becoming concerned about their own constitutional protections and have asked the state’s high court to issue its decision.

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10 comments:

Anonymous said...

It is like watching the 50's all over again when Alabama refused the civil rights laws.
They even use the same excuses and tactics. How embarrassing for them.

Anonymous said...

Who made the civil rights laws?? Congress! !! Who made the same sex marriage laws?? The supreme Court! ! If you need another Constitution lesson let me know.

Anonymous said...

1:21 Have you heard of Brown vs Board of Education?

Anonymous said...

The Supreme Court struck down the segregation laws of the south as unconstitutional just like they have struck down laws against same sex marriage. This crap about who made what laws is just a smoke screen.

Anonymous said...

WOW!! Never thought the Constitution as a smoke screen. But hey the dumocrats always seem too diminish our country's fabric document.

Anonymous said...

That's the case the courts made another law. If so it's unconstitutional like gay marriage. I wish I knew your law firm so I'd know not to use it.

Steve said...

Then why does marriage law and religious doctrine both require the parties to not be related closer than 3rd cousins or equal distance?

Gotcha? Because marriage is DIFFERENT than a mutual friends relationship, partnership, business partnership, or any other license of any other kind issued is.

Therefore, Marriage is for the purpose of reproduction and family, and all other relationships are not Marriage.

Anonymous said...

Gay and straight taxpayers pay their salaries and they need to do their job.

Anonymous said...

The gas and in moral democrats of seen their hayday. You pushed and pushed and people are sick of your foul, lying, and corrupt agenda. People in your own party are jumping ship because of your antics. I can't wait to see all of you silenced and put back in the shadows where you belong. Hahaha

Anonymous said...

9:22, There are FOUR misspelled words in your FIRST sentence! Only five to go, keep trying!