Same-sex couples are having trouble getting married in Alabama. Its legislature wants to help.

The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would end the state’s marriage-license requirement. It would also help same-sex couples get married, without a judge’s signature looming between them and the aisle. Since 2015, when the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages, some conservative Alabama judges ceased issuing marriage licenses to avoid condoning same-sex weddings. If signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey (R), the legislation would act as a workaround, creating […]


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