Associated Press. Governor Robert Bentley announced his plans to expand education and training for Alabamians last night in his annual State of the State address. California Supreme Court strikes down ban on gay marriage.
June 21, No particular form for the ceremony of marriage is required for solemnization of the marriage, but the parties shall declare, in the presence of the person solemnizing the marriage and necessary witnesses, that they take each other as husband and wife. Minimal recognition. The Mayor echoed this view, permitting the marriages because he believed the state law was unconstitutional.
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Counties initially braced for lawsuits, but no one has sued. Gretchen Whitmer is on his shortlist for vice president should he win the Democratic presidential nomination. On June 28,a stay of effect was removed from the federal district court decision and same-sex marriages were able to resume.
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Retrieved May 16, About Us. Retrieved May 23, The Court declined to stay its decision until after the November elections. Supreme Court intervenes, Jimmerson will preside over one of the first same-sex marriages in this state in the Deep South that once saw ferocious battles over the civil rights of black Americans.
After the California Supreme Court challenge following the passage of Proposition 8, the California Supreme Court justices affirmed that all same-sex marriages performed in California before the passage of Proposition 8 continued to be valid and recognized as "marriage".