A challenge against the legalization of marriage equality by the Supreme Court of the United States was launched by a probate judge and a conservative policy group. The case was brought before the Supreme Court of Alabama, which clearly refused to rule in favor of the request.
A court of Alabama repealed the law banning equal marriage. Judge Callie Granada immediately issued a stay on her decision, pending the verdict of the U.S. Supreme Court which shall be made in June.
Thursday a new trial begins in Alabama following the refusal of some counties to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
From next week, the marriage could be allowed to same-sex couples in Alabama, whether the Attorney General like it or not.
A lawsuit was filed against the marriage equality ban in Alabama by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and a lesbian couple married in Massachusetts. The couple is seeking recognition of their union in the state.