Bill plans to take Alabama out of marriage license business – Lawyer Herald
THE EAGLE mentioned that a few of Alabama probate judges have halted issuing the marriage licenses altogether. This will allegedly steer clear the marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Senator Greg Albritton, R-Range also stated that with Alabama out of the marriage license business, this would end controversy about these marriage licenses. He also said that this change will ensure that individuals can still marry whomever they want.
State Senator Albritton and State Representative Jill Hill both filed the legislation on Thursday. This would replace the state-issued marriage licenses with marriage contract which would simply be sent to and recorded by the probate judge.
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