In Atlanta, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that federal laws on discrimination cannot give protection based on sexual orientation. It considers that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act doesn't apply to LGBT people.
From next week, the marriage could be allowed to same-sex couples in Alabama, whether the Attorney General like it or not.
In Florida, the stay on marriage equality was extended by District Judge Robert L. Hinkle until January 5th.