Tag Archives: same-sex “marriage”

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 … Continue reading

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Ga. Governor to veto religious liberty bill

ATLANTA (BP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s March 28 announcement that he will veto the state’s religious liberty bill has provoked criticism from social conservatives, including Southern Baptists. Mike Griffin, public affairs representative for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, said … Continue reading

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Pro-family voters score ‘massive victory’

NASHVILLE (BP) — Pro-family voters scored wins at the polls Nov. 3. Houston overturned a measure granting protected status to homosexuals and transgendered persons, known as HERO. Both Kentucky and Mississippi elected governors who are pro-life and opposed to same-sex … Continue reading

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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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Union University withdraws from CCCU over same-sex ‘marriage’

JACKSON, Tenn. (BP) — Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, has announced its withdrawal from the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) because of what a Union news release called the council’s “failure to respond appropriately to two member institutions … Continue reading

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Alabama Supreme Court urged to oppose SCOTUS marriage ruling

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Sanctity of Marriage Alabama, TAB) — Sanctity of Marriage Alabama, a grassroots organization based in Montgomery, urged the Alabama Supreme Court on July 28 to uphold their March 3 order that halted same-sex “marriage” in Alabama. On July 6, … Continue reading

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It’s time to rally behind religious liberty, Alabama AG Strange says

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (TAB) — The recent Supreme Court ruling on gay “marriage” raises “ominous questions” about the future of religious freedom and people of faith should be prepared to continue to fight for their beliefs, said Alabama Attorney General Luther … Continue reading

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