Supreme Court found that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. On that date, Davis asked the court for additional 10 days to respond. Same-sex marriage has been legal in the U. By the end of1, same-sex marriages had occurred in the state of Alabama.
Most observers believe that such a high-profile issue is all but assured of landing back in the Supreme Court. Since the U. Experts said it is conceivable the justices may simply leave lower court rulings stand if they continue to line up in the same direction.
The money has been held in trust until the end of the suit. The first one began in the s, when gay couples would apply for marriage licenses and many state judges at the time ruled that these unions were not prohibited. District Court in Birmingham, filed June He said he believes the U.
Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. On March 24, having obtained marriage licenses, they asked that their suit be dismissed.
Retrieved July 1, It was passed He has yet to find such a couple.
At a half-hour hearing before Judge Granade on December 18, , each of them testified and Strawser questioned their only other witness, Bishop David M. February 13, Virgin Islands U. But he says since the U. Hodges last June, probate judges lost the right to decide not to issue marriage licenses.