Alabama court stops, then resumes, issuing same-sex marriage licenses

Alabama Court Stops, Then Resumes, Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

The Madison County Courthouse in Huntsville, Alabama, has reportedly started issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

The news comes a day after the Alabama Supreme Court's Chief Justice Roy Moore attempted to bar the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses.

SEE ALSO: Alabama chief justice orders halt to same-sex marriage licenses

Madison was one of a handful of counties to follow Moore's order. At least three others opted to stop issuing marriage licenses to all couples.

Moore had issued a similar order in February 2015.

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Alabama court stops, then resumes, issuing same-sex marriage licenses
MONTGOMERY, AL - FEBRUARY 21: People rally against same sex marriage on the steps of the capitol in Montgomery, AL on February 21, 2015. The Alabama capitol was the destination of the Selma to Montgomery March in 1965 that helped lead to the Voting Rights Act. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore made an 11th-Hour move in the ongoing legal battle regarding same-sex marriage in Alabama. Moore issued an order late Sunday night telling state probate judges to refuse to issue or recognize marriage licenses for same-sex couples.

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