A gay couple who fell in love at the University of Alabama planned to leave their formidable estate to their alma mater — but have changed that plan in the wake of Alabama's resistance to marriage equality.
On May 22, Ireland will become the first country in the world to put same-sex marriage to a popular vote.
In a 69-25 vote, Alabama lawmakers approved a bill intended to make sure no judge, minister, or church is 'forced' to recognize or perform same-sex marriages.
It's been a long journey of resistance and struggle for Rev. Maurice Blanchard and his husband.
Gov. Gary Herbert signed the bill into law tonight; meanwhile, the state will allow some public employees to opt out of performing same-sex weddings.