Topics :: Alabama

Lawsuit: Circumcision Goes Wrong at Ala. Hospital

Monday Jul 28, 2014
An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

Alabama Court Overturns Gay-Sex Ban

Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
An appeals court has ruled that an Alabama law criminalizing consensual homosexual conduct is unconstitutional.

3rd Lawsuit Challenges Alabama’s Gay Marriage Ban

By Phillip Rawls | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
In the latest challenge to Alabama’s ban on gay marriage, a lesbian couple is suing the state over recognition of their marriage, performed in Massachusetts.

Group for LGBT Equality Laws in 3 Southern States

Tuesday May 13, 2014
A national group plans to seek anti-discrimination state laws to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people in Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas.

Southern Group to Protest SPLC Over Marriage

Friday May 9, 2014
A Southern heritage group is defending Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriage. The Alabama-based League of the South is planning a protest for this morning in Montgomery outside the Southern Poverty Law Center, which is trying to overturn the ban.

Alabama Women Sue to Get Marriage Recognized

By David Crary | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Two Alabama women have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force the state to recognize their out-of-state marriage so they can both be legal parents to their 8-year-old son.

Group Plans LGBT Campaign in 3 Deep South States

By Jay Reeves | Saturday Apr 26, 2014
A national organization is launching a three-year, $8.5 million campaign to promote LGBT equality and push for new legal protections in three Southern states dominated by conservative politics and religion: Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Ala. Woman Charged With Murder for Allegedly Shooting Son’s Partner

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
An Alabama woman is charged with murder for allegedly shooting her son’s boyfriend. Investigators are not calling the incident a hate crime, however, and believe she shot him because he was violent with her son.

Trouble in Dixie: Ala. House Passes Resolution Calling For Federal Gay Marriage Ban

By EDGE | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
On Wednesday, the Alabama House of Representatives approved a resolution calling for a convention to put a federal ban on same-sex marriage in the U.S. Constitution.

Ala. Mom Intervenes in Suit Over Same-Sex Marriage

Thursday Apr 3, 2014
The mother of an accident victim is now involved in a federal lawsuit filed by his same-sex partner, who is trying to overturn Alabama’s ban on gay marriage.