US District Court Judge Granade issues permanent order in support of gay ‘marriage’

BIRMINGHAM — U.S. District Court Judge Callie V.S. Granade issued a June 7 order attempting to ensure same-sex “marriage” in all 67 Alabama counties.

Granade’s June order was issued in the Strawser v. Alabama case, a lawsuit filed by same-sex couples seeking marriage equality.

“Given the actions by Alabama state and local officials during this litigation, both before and after the Supreme Court decided Obergefell (the national same-sex ‘marriage’ case), it cannot be said with assurance that there is no reasonable expectation that Alabama’s unconstitutional marriage laws will not again be enforced,” Granade wrote in the order.

Look for further coverage of this story in an upcoming issue of The Alabama Baptist.

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