Alabama Supreme Court Forbids Judge at Center of ‘Gay Marriage’ Lawsuit from Issuing Licenses

Alabama Supreme CourtMONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Supreme Court of Alabama has ordered a judge who was at the center of a same-sex “marriage” lawsuit not to issue any such licenses, advising that a recent federal court ruling surrounding the matter does not apply to anyone outside of the two women involved in the legal challenge.

“To the extent he exercises this authority, he must issue those licenses in accordance with the meaning of the term ‘marriage’ in that Code section and in accordance with other provisions of Alabama law, as discussed in our March 3 opinion,” the court wrote, meaning that the judge may only issue licenses that comport with current law, which enshrines marriage as being between one man and one woman.

As previously reported, in 2013, two lesbians in the state sued Gov. Robert Bentley, Attorney General Luther Strange and Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis—among others—in an attempt to overturn Alabama’s marriage amendment after one of the women was denied from adopting the other woman’s child. In January, U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade declared the voter-approved state amendment unconstitutional.

As an appeal was denied in the matter, Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore, also known as the Ten Commandments Judge, sent a letter and memorandum to probate judges throughout the state, advising them that they are not required to issue “marriage” licenses to same-sex couples despite Grenade’s ruling. But while over 50 judges decided to obey Moore, others opted to obey Grenade.

As confusion ensued, one probate judge, John Enslen of Elmore County, asked the court for further guidance. Last Tuesday, six of the nine judges released a historic order halting the issuance of same-sex “marriage” licenses in the state. Judge Moore recused himself from the matter and was not included in the order.

“As it has done for approximately two centuries, Alabama law allows for ‘marriage’ between only one man and one woman,” the 148-page order read. “Alabama probate judges have a ministerial duty not to issue any marriage license contrary to this law. Nothing in the United States Constitution alters or overrides this duty.”

In addition to issuing the order, the panel gave Judge Davis time to show why the ruling should not apply to him. He replied that he did not think that he could disobey the federal court.

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But the Supreme Court said that Davis’ concerns held no merit. It contended that Grenade’s ruling only applied to the two women who sought to adopt and not to any other entities in the state. The court noted that the women had already “wed” out of state and were only challenging the state constitution as it pertained to allowing one of the women to adopt the other’s child.

“In the absence of a showing otherwise, we are left to read this language in accordance with its plain meaning: It grants injunctive relief against Judge Davis only as ‘to [the] plaintiffs,'” the court wrote on Wednesday. “Further, Judge Davis has made no showing that the federal court order for which he seeks a stay is one that has not already been executed, i.e. , one that concerns any license other than those already issued to the plaintiffs in that case.”

Following the state Supreme Court order, Davis said that his office would stop issuing marriage licenses altogether in order to avoid any trouble.

“These matters are very complicated. … This court will not discriminate in any matter against any person,” a statement on the county court website reads. “We regret any inconvenience this action may cause Mobile County citizens.”

Out of the over 30 states that have faced federal lawsuits surrounding same-sex nuptials, the Alabama Supreme Court is the first in the nation to direct its judges not to issue any marriage licenses outside of the parameters of its state marriage amendment.


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  • The Last Trump

    “As it has done for approximately two centuries, Alabama law allows for ‘marriage’ between only one man and one woman,” the 148-page order read. “Alabama probate judges have a ministerial duty not to issue any marriage license contrary to this law. Nothing in the United States Constitution alters or overrides this duty.” Period.

    Well, there you have it LGBT lovers! “The law is the law”, right? And we all know how much you love to tout the law around this forum, eh?
    Well, maybe not so much today though… 🙂

  • The Last Trump

    “As it has done for approximately two centuries, Alabama law allows for ‘marriage’ between only one man and one woman,” the 148-page order read. “Alabama probate judges have a ministerial duty not to issue any marriage license contrary to this law. Nothing in the United States Constitution alters or overrides this duty.” Period.

    Well, there you have it LGBT lovers! “The law is the law”, right? And we all know how much you love to tout the law around this forum, don’t we?
    Well, maybe not so much today though. 🙁 Laws can be funny that way, huh?
    Fickle little thing, that political correctness monster. Smile on you one day, bite you in the a$$ the next! Go figure.

    • Harry Oh!

      You’re right, but this issue is not small. The foundation of America depends on it and if it goes, so will the country.

      • thoughtsfromflorida

        “The foundation of America depends on it and if it goes, so will the country.”

        Are you suggesting that if same-gender marriage is legalized that it will destroy the US?

        • http://www.facebook.com/chasedaron chase

          They thought this in Indiana as well, but it actually helped a great deal. More businesses came in to setup shop and we’re getting more tax dollars from the married couples. Also, there is a good influx of marriages happening this spring that is helping a lot of small businesses.

          • thoughtsfromflorida

            Well, sure, it’s all fine now…..but just wait…….eventually the whole country will be destroyed – just like Canada, Spain, The Netherlands, France, England, etc.,

            And don’t think for a minute that God’s wrath has anything to do with our killing each other in wars, or letting people starve, or not taking care of the homeless. Nor drinking, or drugs, or divorce. Nor predator priests or thieving pastors.

            No sir! Those are not reasons for God to be upset with his creation. The thing that is going to push him over the edge is allowing two citizens of the same gender to enter into marriage.

            How you cannot clearly see this is beyond me.

    • thoughtsfromflorida

      “”The law is the law”, right?”

      For another 3 months.

      “Tune in again tomorrow to see if the winds of madness, er, I mean “change” blow back in your favour.”

      They will.

      “While the country comes apart at the seams as real issues fail to get the attention they deserve. Disgraceful.”

      I wholeheartedly agree.

    • Deina

      Too bad about that tiny little matter of Federal law and the Constitution TRUMPING state law!

      By June Judge Moore’s failure will be complete when mono-gendered marriage will be as common, and as uneventful, in Alabama as it is currently in Massachusetts, Oregon, Maine, or any other state.

      • Craig Reynolds

        “Mono-gendered” – MGM? Like that a hell of a lot better than “SSM” which sounds like something my kinkier heterosexual acquaintances would happily do.

  • thoughtsfromflorida

    I hope they enjoy the next three months of stomping on the rights of citizens. This will no longer be a legal issue by the end of June.

    • Gary

      There is no right to ssm, so they are not “stomping on the rights of citizens”.

      • thoughtsfromflorida

        In 37 states currently, and all 50 soon, there is indeed a right of ssm.Apparently you have haven’t been keeping up.

        • Gary

          Judges have no authority to make ssm a right. The US Constitution gives the judges no such authority, and neither does the US Constitution provide the basis for ssm to be a right.

          • thoughtsfromflorida

            Well, you be sure to let them know.

          • Gary

            They already know. They just don’t care. They are going to do what they can get away with. That is what bad judges do.

          • thoughtsfromflorida

            Well then file a lawsuit. Start a petition for their impeachment.

            You have options available to you, Gary, where you will be able to share your extraordinary insight into constitutional law and the limits on the judiciary to rule on the constitutionality of laws.

          • Gary

            File a lawsuit that will be judged by crooked judges? That might be a waste of time and money.

          • thoughtsfromflorida

            Well then start impeachment proceedings. Those are handled by Congress.

          • Better AndBetter

            14th… all that is needed.

            Since you can’t put forward a rational legal response to the challenge against bigotry, you will lose.

          • Gary

            The 14th Amendment is complied with already.

          • Better AndBetter

            The challenge to the bigotry of excluding same-gender couples from the privileges, protections, benefits, and obligations of marriage as dispensed by the federal government has been challenged.

            If you wish to stop the challenge, you must show harm from the granting of said privileges, etc… or show a government interest that cannot be upheld by upholding the discrimination.

            You cannot do that.

            You will lose.

            Your understanding of law is very sad.

            Poor, angry, bitter old man.

          • Gary

            All the Constitution requires is that the laws should apply to everyone equally, and they always have. There is nothing in the US Constitution that requires ssm to be legal.

          • Better AndBetter

            And the law doesn’t.

            And without rebuttal, you lose.

          • Paul Hiett

            Doesn’t say anything about marriage at all, does it?

          • Gary

            That is why marriage is left to the states, not the feds.

          • Paul Hiett

            Except when the states think they can dictate who can marry whom. This is why SCOTUS will soon rule and render Christian hate moot.

          • Gary

            The states have always dictated who can marry whom. Ever since they passed marriage laws.

          • Better AndBetter

            Why do you lie, Gary?

            In 1967, 16 states dictated that only members of the same race could wed. SCOTUS trumped them.

            Whine and cry all you want, but don’t lie.

          • Gary

            The scotus had no authority to overturn state marriage laws then, nor do they now.

          • Paul Hiett

            But they do, and they did.

          • Better AndBetter

            And will.

          • Gary

            The sc only has the authority to overturn laws that are unconstitutional. The only marriage law that would be unconstitutional is one that does not apply to everyone. For instance, if a state said that people born in 1985 were not allowed to marry, that would be unconstitutional. Then the sc could remove that portion of the law because it violates the equal protection clause.

          • Paul Hiett

            Just like preventing blacks from marrying whites, or gay people marrying each other.

            Glad you’re finally seeing the light!

          • Gary

            Not the same at all.

          • Better AndBetter

            Sure it is… it’s discrimination without rational backing.

          • Gary

            Homosexuality is a behavior for which there is rational opposition.

          • Better AndBetter

            Religion is a behavior for which there is rational opposition.

            You raging hypocrite.

          • Better AndBetter

            And they are… much to your dismay.

          • Gary

            Heterosexual only marriage laws do not violate the US Constitution.

          • Better AndBetter

            You poor, abused, sad little thing.

            SCOTUS is against Gary. We should all cry.

          • Middling

            I thought I read something along those lines, no wonder Gary is so mad at SCOTUS. And, I thought Gary was against SSM!

          • Craig Reynolds

            Dear B&B – do not conflate lying with ignorance.

          • Better AndBetter

            Gary, sweetie… where do the overwhelming majority of privileges, protections, benefits, and obligations that come with marriage come from? The state or federal government?

          • Gary

            The states.

          • Paul Hiett

            Ooooh, wrong answer…

          • Better AndBetter

            Wrong answer, Gary.

            There are over 1,100 direct benefits, protections, and privileges of marriage provided by the federal government. The states offer nowhere near.

            Why do states get to decide how federal privileges, benefits, and protections are disseminated to citizens? In light of the 14th, states don’t get to make that decision.

          • Gary

            What you want is for the feds to issue marriage licenses.

          • Paul Hiett

            No, we’re just asking for marriage equality. It’ll be a done deal soon. You can still yell at gay people all you want, and tell them how you don’t recognize their marriage. I have no doubt they’ll pay you lots of attention, since everyone is worried about what Gary thinks…

          • Better AndBetter

            Sure. I’ve no problem with that.

            State would lose money, though… not sure how they’d like that.

            My fact remains. As such, the Feds have a much greater input into marriage law than you’d like.

      • Better AndBetter

        Liar.

        • Gary

          You are the liar. And you are also a pervert.

          • Better AndBetter

            Honey, if that were true, you’d not be losing.

          • Gary

            Wrong again. The courts that legalize ssm are not doing so based on the US Constitution. They just want to do it, and they think they can, so they do. But they can’t use the Constitution to justify what they are doing.

          • Better AndBetter

            Aw, look! Gary thinks he’s a constitutional attorney!

            How cute!

          • Gary

            I know more about it than you do.

          • Better AndBetter

            Uh huh… that’s why you’ve been right exactly zero times.

            You have no rebuttal to legal challenge.

            You will lose.

          • Gary

            The Alabama Supreme Court got it right in their decision. The federal courts should read what they said.

          • Better AndBetter

            The AL supreme court is wasting time and money.

            I thought you hated government wasting money?

          • Gary

            It isn’t a waste of time or money to do what is right.

          • Better AndBetter

            Why is it “right”?

            What harm does it do?

            How does it affect you or your marriage?

          • Gary

            Marriage is the union of a man and a woman as husband and wife. That is all marriage can be. It is wrong to try to change that. Homosexuality is immoral and it is perversion. It is wrong to try to legitimize it.

          • Paul Hiett

            Well why don’t you march on in the next time SCOTUS meets and tell them what they’re doing wrong?

  • thoughtsfromflorida

    “As it has done for approximately two centuries, Alabama law allows for ‘marriage’ between only one man and one woman, of the same race”

    Opps, did I get the cases mixed up?

  • Gary

    The Alabama Supreme Court appears to be the only court in America that deserves any respect. I wish the SC in my state had as much courage and understood the US Constitution and the state Constitution as well.

    • MattFCharlestonSC

      Within the last 6 months, Alabama ranked as the 2nd worst state for quality of life and worst in the nation for child well being. I think there may be a correlation between their backwards attitude and their inability to take care of their residents.

      http://www.bizjournals.com/birmingham/blog/2014/10/alabama-ranked-second-worst-state-for-quality-of.html
      http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/12/alabama_is_worst_in_the_nation.html

      • Gary

        Letting queers raise children and telling children that two “mommies” is as good as a mother and a father, is not the right way to give them a quality life.

        • MattFCharlestonSC

          Letting gays get married doesn’t detract from their ability to be horrible at life. There will not be one less child with a mommy and daddy. You act like there are only a set number of children and we can take care of all of the parentless children that we do have.

          • Paul Hiett

            Gary would rather a child bounce from foster home to foster home, rather than have a chance at a “quality” life.

          • Gary

            Foster homes would be better than living with perverts.

          • MattFCharlestonSC

            Yep, no child abuse going on in foster homes. Your head is in the sand.

          • Gary

            I’m sure there is abuse in some foster homes. Some of it from homosexuals.

          • MattFCharlestonSC

            Some of it from heterosexuals.

          • Paul Hiett

            All of it.

          • Deina

            No, not all, but certainly MOST of it comes from heterosexuals.

          • KenS

            I can attest to that, it happened to me at age 5, I repressed the memory until age 19 when I saw the movie, “I think my name is Steven” it all came out.

          • http://www.facebook.com/chasedaron chase

            I’m not a perv and we wouldn’t hurt anyone. Just because I was born different doesn’t mean I’m in a perv. I would have more time and money to afford a child then most of my straight friends. I will have kids but I get the opportunity to choose when the best time for both me and the child so they get the best chance at life. My parents started very early and had little to provide. I want a better life for my kids when I do have them.

        • Paul Hiett

          Based on the amount of child abuse that goes on in this country, I’d say your claim is crap.

          • Gary

            Queers know a lot about crap.

          • Paul Hiett

            So much hate…maybe you should find a religion that preaches love, and teaches you how to turn the other cheek?

          • Gary

            You are very hateful. Comes with your alleged atheism.

          • Paul Hiett

            I’m not the one calling to execute people for the heinous crime of loving someone.

          • Gary

            Neither am I.

          • Paul Hiett

            Yes, you are…you have stated repeatedly on here that you want to and would execute homosexuals.

          • Gary

            I have only said that having s-x with someone of the same gender as you should be illegal.

          • Paul Hiett

            No you haven’t. You’ve said, on this site, that you want gays to be executed.

          • http://www.facebook.com/chasedaron chase

            Yeah, Texas tried this and it was struck down. Get with the times buddy. We deserve fair and equal rights. Over 65% of America plus my family believe in us. There is no harm here and we aren’t bothering you with your differences. Life was hell growing up and I couldn’t change who I am, I tried and couldn’t. Finally decided to live with it and move on with my life and you should to. You don’t have to like it or anything but just move on. There are bigger problems with Alabama and this country and having enough too much love isn’t one of them.

          • Paul Hiett

            I’m the father of a now adult lesbian. I know the pain and humiliation you have suffered, as I had to watch my daughter endure it until we moved to a more tolerant town. It saddens me to see so much hate and intolerance coming from a religion that professes love. The hypocrisy amazes me on a daily basis.

            I may be an atheist, but I really don’t think that any deity would want to see his “creations” treat each other the way we have on this planet for so long.

          • Gary

            Well, that explains a lot. Your daughter is a queer. I wondered why you were so pro-sodomite, and now I know.

          • Gary

            I am not going to “live with it”, as you put it. Until homosexuality becomes illegal, and it will, you will not be accepted by any Christian.

          • Goldbeard

            Our Christian principles are all based upon the laws Moses delivered to the children of Israel. When Jesus Christ was upon the earth he said; I have come to fulfill the laws and the prophets, not to change them. The laws still stand.

          • Better AndBetter

            Well, we know you, so that’s a starter.

          • Gary

            Queers eat feces.

          • Better AndBetter

            Oh, Gary… we don’t eat you!

        • Better AndBetter

          Sorry sugar, it ain’t up to you.

        • Middling

          Ok, with a 50% divorce rate in the US, seems that divorcing is not giving children a quality of life, which in your logic is not a good as having both the mother and father in the same household! So, a child with two parent is better than one parent or no parent!

          • Gary

            No child is EVER benefited by living with queers. The problems with traditional marriage in no way justifies ssm.

          • Craig Reynolds

            Gary – Kindly provide research to support your positions. And why does it appear that you hate so much people with untypical orientations of personal identity? Something bad happen at school or on some street corner late one night? Come clean ..

    • Better AndBetter

      They’re wasting their time.

      You lost.

      AL will lose as well.

      Oh, whatever will you do?

    • Middling

      The Alabama Supreme Court is going to slapped down by the SCOTUS! And, contrary to your belief, the Alabama Supreme Court is the least respected court in the US. You should count yourself lucky you do not live in AL!

      • Gary

        I’m sure TO YOU the Alabama SC is the least respected in the US. And that proves you have bad morals and poor judgment. It also proves that the supreme courts of the other states are incompetent.

        • Middling

          Yes, I am not perfect. My morals have been questioned (such as is dynamite an ethical bait when fishing) and poor judgement (I have considered using dynamite as bait).

          Only the Alabama Supreme Court is correct? All others are imcompetwnt, me thinks – you are betting on the wrong horse.

  • Paul Hiett

    June will be here soon enough. Poor Alabama, will forever be remembered as the most hateful state in the union. First it was race, now same-sex marriage.

    • TheBBP

      I don’t think that you get to talk about other people being hateful when you are condemning an entire state’s residents over what it’s supreme court does today and what some racists did half a century ago.

      You are as hateful as anyone.

      • Paul Hiett

        And what do you think the general consensus is in that state regarding same-sex marriage?

        I’ll always call a spade a spade.

        • TheBBP

          You continue in the asinine behavior that insists that believing that marriage is meant to be for a man and a woman means that gays are hated.

          You are a very hateful person.

          • Paul Hiett

            Based on the comments on this site, it’s certainly a supported position that Christians hate gays.

          • Larlo Hall

            No! We Christians do not hate gays…But we hate their sin…Just as God hates sin. Yet, died for the sinners…
            I have family members who are gay but I don’t hate them; but they know I hate their evil ways. Yes, I do hate their lifestyle because it is horrendous; ungodly and abhorred by those who love God and righteousness…If I was gay I’d never let anyone know it even in these last days. Sickens me to even think of the evil they do in the dark…Shame! Shame! Shame; be to all of them for their ungodly acts…Read: Romans 1:18-32 if you dare…God will put this sin and those that do such things in it’s rightful place one day soon; along with each of your shameful lives. Even so come Lord Jesus!

          • Paul Hiett

            Love = evil, eh?

            I’m starting to understand the problems that you Christians have.

          • Gary

            Love whoever you want. But there are limits to who you can marry.

          • Better AndBetter

            Good thing “sin” has no mention in US law.

            Try agin, sweetie.

          • Craig Reynolds

            Aside from all the crap that precedes and follows, here’s from the Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2358: they do not choose their homosexual condition … The must be accepted with respect, compassion and sensitivity …Every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided … These persons are called to fulfill God’s will in their lives … [end of excerpt]. OK – now what?

      • Deina

        Where are the residents condemnation of Moore’s making them look that way?

      • brian

        While I don’t like generalizations, as they are definitely unfair (there are many wonderful people in Alabama who don’t support denying marriage equality), what Paul is saying in his post is actually not incorrect. Alabama, the state, will always be known for its resistance to civil rights based on race and sexual orientation. Unfortunately, this can result from the actions of relatively few elected officials. Every state is known for many things, good and bad, but it seems the bad reputations are the hardest to shake. But I do agree the entire population shouldn’t be condemned automatically, and I try to confine my own comments to calling people out for their actions rather than their place of residence.

  • Peter Leh

    AS he should not issue, per law.

    But remember just a few weeks ago us christians were encouraging the judges to BREAK the law?

  • Marie Adigwe

    Geez, why can’t you people just give them the same rights? If gay marriage is a sin in your religion and you believe it’s wrong, then don’t do it, but don’t force everybody else to comply to your beliefs. After all, gay marriage isn’t doing anything to personally hurt you. There are plenty of things in this country that many of us don’t believe in, but we don’t all go around violating other people’s rights and discriminating against them because of it.

    • thoughtsfromflorida

      Oh Marie….you don’t seem to understand. This is the only thing they have left.

      They weren’t able to keep making it illegal for stores to open on Sunday. They weren’t able to keep alcohol from being sold on Sundays or bars closed. They weren’t able to keep forcing the Christian religion on public school students. They weren’t able to continue to use public funds to promote the Christian faith while ignoring others. They weren’t able to make everyone say ONLY “Merry Christmas” and ignore other religious holidays that fall during the same time period. The courts aren’t buying the idea laws are necessary just because they reflect the Christian faith. The majority in society do not support the imposition of Christian beliefs on the general public. They are held accountable for breaking the law and can’t use their religious beliefs as an excuse to escape consequences.

      In other words, they are being treated just like everyone else. And, dag nab it, as Christians in the US, that is just not acceptable. They are special and should be treated as such. They have been privileged in the country for over 200 years and they are not going to be brought down to the same level as everyone else. If they don’t like something or agree with it, then NO citizen should be allowed to do it. Because that’s why good American patriots do – restrict the rights of others because they don’t like something.

      Kind of like a petulant only-child who has to deal with a sibling joining the family.

    • Gary

      Then you won’t mind if we choose not to recognize any ssm as being in any way valid?

      • Paul Hiett

        You don’t have to. Heck, they probably don’t want you to, or even care.

        What matters is what the law recognizes.

        You? You’re inconsequential.

        • Gary

          Good. Then I can refuse to accept any ssm or any queer.

          • Paul Hiett

            Yep!!! Isn’t that great that you don’t have to?

            They can get married, and go through life happy together, and at the same time, you can stand on your porch and scream to the world that you don’t accept it!

          • Better AndBetter

            What, exactly, does that mean?

            What does your denial of ssm and gay citizens even do?

          • Gary

            It means that I, and every Christian, refuse to accept any ssm as being valid. We won’t consider sodomites to be married. And it means that we all consider queers to be perverts. It also means we will not support any politician who supports sodomites.

          • Paul Hiett

            Which is all fine and good. Hate as much and as long as you want. It means nothing.

            All that matters is what the law says.

          • Better AndBetter

            And what does that do?

            How does it affect anyone? How does it affect me? How does it change my marriage?

            You’re losing… if your acceptance mattered, don’t you think that’d be different?

      • Better AndBetter

        Go for it.

        It has zero affect on anything.

        Have fun!

    • TheBBP

      I beg to differ. Gays are targeting Christian businesses to have them shut down for standing firm in their beliefs. Would it really hurt that gay couple to find a different baker, photographer or florist for their homosexual wedding? It’s not like there isn’t an abundance of choices of any of those services in any decent geographic location.

      No, they want to force others to bend to their lifestyle, much like you are accusing folks who believe in traditional marriage of doing.

      • Paul Hiett

        That’s a lie, and nothing more. No one is “targeting” businesses. A business owner can either obey the law, or choose to break it. The only “targeting” going on is the hate that Christians spew forth for homosexuals.

      • Better AndBetter

        Prove it or confess to your sky monster that you’ve lied.

        However, in CO, we have an obvious case of targeting a bakery by a fundy.

        http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2015/0122/Denver-baker-sued-for-refusing-to-write-anti-gay-slogans-on-cake

        Bloody hypocrites.

      • Marie Adigwe

        Would it hurt that a black person or a disabled person do the same just because the owners believe differently? I think businesses are a touchy subject because owners have the right to run their businesses the way they want, but should they have the right to discriminate against any group of people because of their beliefs? I personally don’t think so. If you’re serving the public, then people from all different backgrounds are going to come to your business. It’s illegal to refuse service to somebody on the grounds of race, so why should it be legal to refuse service to somebody with a different sexual orientation? To me, it’s all the same. It’s just discriminating against people based on who they are.

  • Conservative seer

    I wish this judges were in the supreme court

  • Better AndBetter

    Such a complete waste of time. Come June it’ll all be a moot point.

    I guess “conservatives” don’t mind wasting tax dollars after all.

  • OldArkie

    I wish that Alabama Supreme Court was the ‘Big Court’ at Washington DC them we would not be such a sinning nation making sins against our Awesome God legal.

    • Better AndBetter

      We’re not a theocracy.

      Sin has no real legal basis. It’s a choice.

      • OldArkie

        Yes, its a choice, and our judges should chose not to make sins against God legal in this country. For instants, abortion is murdering babies. And of course homosexual marriages is a sin against God, those who enjoy these sins will not inhering the kingdom of God, Galatians 5:19-21; 1 Corinthians 6:9,10.