Mobile, Ala., Mar 4, 2015 / 10:58 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday night halted the illegal distribution of marriage licenses to people of the same sex, setting up a potential constitutional conflict with a federal judge who imposed “gay marriage” on the state.
Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, praised the ruling that state officials must follow Alabama laws defining marriage as a union of one man and one woman.
“A single federal judge does not have the authority to force a state to redefine marriage and it’s high time that out of control judges were put in their place,” Brown said March 4. “We call on other states to similarly order their state’s officials to enforce state marriage laws.”
The state Supreme Court’s 7-1 March 3 ruling said: “As it has done for approximately two centuries, Alabama law allows for…
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