Gay-Marriage Fight in Alabama Goes One-On-One

A federal judge's order requiring Mobile County to marry same-sex couples will probably deepen resistance by state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore.

A federal district judge in Alabama has struck back against state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore. The latest development in the conflict between state and federal authority over gay marriage is an order Thursday by federal Judge Callie Granade requiring one particular state probate judge not to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples, as he had been doing on the basis of an order from Moore.

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