Tag Archives: gay ‘marriage’

Judge orders Davis freed from jail

ASHLAND, Ky. (BP) — David Bunning, a federal judge, ordered Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis’ release from jail today after he became convinced the deputy clerks in her Rowan County office had obeyed his order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex … Continue reading

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Pro-marriage groups host prayer gathering in state capital

MONTGOMERY (TAB) — Several groups advocating biblical marriage are sponsoring a prayer gathering tonight from 4 to 6 p.m. on the front steps of the Alabama Supreme Court building in Montgomery. Sponsored by Sanctity of Marriage Alabama, Alabama Citizen’s Action … Continue reading

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Clerk loses, resists high court on marriage licenses

MOREHEAD, Ky. (BP) — A Kentucky county clerk not only lost at the U.S. Supreme Court on Aug. 31 but now faces a likely contempt of court ruling for again refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Rowan County … Continue reading

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Ky. clerks continue fight against gay ‘marriage’

MOREHEAD, Ky. (BP) — A federal judge has granted temporary relief to one of two Kentucky county clerks still refusing to issue any marriage licenses following the Supreme Court’s nationwide legalization of same-sex “marriage.” In a seemingly convoluted ruling Aug. … Continue reading

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Committee approves bill to remove Alabama from marriage license business

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (TAB) — A state Senate committee on Monday approved a bill that will remove the state’s 67 probate judges from the wedding license business following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex “marriage,” the Birmingham Business Journal … Continue reading

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SBC presidents unite, declare stand on marriage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) — The living former Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) presidents elected since 1980 issued a joint statement June 17 declaring they will stand on the biblical truths concerning marriage despite anticipated legal and civil changes to the definition. … Continue reading

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Texas passes law allowing pastors to refuse to perform gay ‘marriages’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Grace Thornton) — On the heels of a number of marriage-centered prayer rallies in recent weeks, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law June 11 to protect pastors’ freedom to refuse to perform marriage ceremonies that … Continue reading

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Baptist judge orders recognition of gay ‘marriage’

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BNG) — An Arkansas judge ruled June 9 the state must recognize 500 same-sex “marriages” that were performed during a six-day window in May 2014. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen said same-sex couples who obtained marriage … Continue reading

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Ireland will not force churches to wed gays

DUBLIN, Ireland (BP) — Ireland on May 22 became the first country to hold a public vote amending its constitution to allow gay “marriage,” but the change will not force houses of worship to perform the unions. Instead, gay couples … Continue reading

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Alabama probate judges ordered to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but order on hold

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade ordered all probate judges to allow same-sex couples to purchase marriage licenses May 21, but that order is on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling on same-sex “marriage” later … Continue reading

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