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Alabama Mother Seeks Recognition of Parental Rights Initiated in Georgia

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E.L. kept V.L. from seeing the children, fighting her request for visitation, and arguing that the Georgia adoption was invalid in Alabama, where they live. ...
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Alabama Probate Judges Must Immediately Issue Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

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Alabama’s probate judges are under an immediate obligation to issue marriage licenses to qualified same-sex couples, say the four civil-rights organizations that are representing same-sex couples in the state. ...
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Federal Court Orders Alabama Marriage Equality Statewide

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A federal district court ordered that all Alabama probate judges comply with the U.S. Constitution and may not refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples. ...
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San Francisco Metro Area Ranks Highest in LGBT Percentage

San Jose may be the most surprising metro area to be among the 10 lowest, because it is home to the Silicon Valley and many technology companies that have been among the most vocal supporters of LGBT rights in corporate America.
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The San Francisco metropolitan area has the highest percentage of the adult population who identify as LGBT of any of the top 50 U.S. metropolitan areas. ...
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Alabama Court Recognizes Same-Sex Parent Adoptions

Alabama Court of Civil Appeals unanimously held that a second parent adoption granted to now separated same-sex parents must be recognized.
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Alabama Court of Civil Appeals unanimously held that a second parent adoption granted to now separated same-sex parents must be recognized. ...
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Alabama Same-Sex Couples Ask Federal Court to Require Probate Judge to Issue Marriage Licenses

Cari Searcy, left, and Kim McKeand, who legally married six years ago in California, are pictured with their son Khaya Searcy, 8, on Tuesday November 11, 2014 in Mobile, Alabama. State officials, citing Alabama's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, denied Searcy's second-parent adoption of the child. Photo: Sharon Steinmann/ssteinmann@al.com
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On January 23 and 26, 2015, Judge Granade issued orders prohibiting Alabama from enforcing its marriage ban in two separate cases filed by Alabama couples. ...
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Study: Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana Most Conservative States

A new study shows Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana Most Conservative States
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The Top 10 liberal states are primarily located in the outer longitudes of the U.S.: touching or close to the Atlantic Ocean, and the Far West. ...
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Stay Denied: Alabama Marriage Ban Will Not Be Extended

James Strawser, right, and John Humphrey pose at their home in Mobile, Ala., on Monday Jan. 27, 2015. The couple won the right to marry each other after a federal judge in Mobile, Ala., ruled in their favor on Monday. (Sharon Steinmann/ssteinmann@al.com)
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The Eleventh Circuit denied the State of Alabama’s request to extend a stay of a federal court’s decision striking down the marriage ban. ...
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Alabama TV Ad Featuring Lesbian Couple Airs Ahead of Marriages

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The ad features a lesbian couple, Jessica and Chi Peoples, and their daughter, Nailah, who live in Birmingham. ...
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Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band, Paramore to Headline Gulf Shores’ Hangout Music Festival

Hangout Music Festival has announced their 2015 lineup. The sixth festival installment will take place May 15-17, 2015 and will feature headliners Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band, Beck, My Morning Jacket, Skrillex, Paramore, Foster The People, Spoon, and over 70 other bands.
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The Hangout Music Festival will feature Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band, Beck, My Morning Jacket, Paramore, Foster The People, Spoon, and over 70 other bands. ...
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