Although the state's ban on same-sex marriage remains in force, Suzanne Bryant and Sarah Goodfriend obtained a judge's permission to legally marry in Travis County, Texas.
Tuesday,150 LGBT-affirming faith leaders lobbied for equal rights at the Texas capitol.
Justice Glenn Murdock claims that if state lawmakers knew legally recognized marriages would eventually include same-sex couples, they might have opted to do away with the entire institution.
Chuck Chapman refused to take part in jury duty until his county begins issuing marriage licenses.
A county probate judge's ruling follows a federal court decision last year.
'I think culture is already there, and the church will continue to be even more irrelevant when it quotes letters from 2,000 years ago as their best defense,' says Rob Bell.
A private attorney has filed a lawsuit seeking state recognition for the estimated 600 same-sex couples who were legally wed during Arkansas's brief equality window last May.
From the anti-equality rhetoric to a family of forward-thinking judges, the parallels between the 1960s and today are hard to miss.
With Judge Roy Moore pushing an inventive new strategy to stop marriage equality, could officials in other states follow suit?