Gay marriage in Alabama is legal (even if not everyone thinks so)!
After the U.S. Supreme Court said it would not block a ruling by a Federal District Court judge who said the ban in the state on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional on Monday, Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore issued an order to state probate judges saying it wasn't mandatory for them to uphold that ruling. But in Montgomery County on Monday, Tori Sisson and Shanté Wolfe legally shared their vows and spoke with HuffPost Live about the "bittersweet" moment.
As the couple of two years celebrated their new and legal union, Sisson and Wolfe weren't reticent to acknowledge those still affected by existing homophobic sentiment and laws.
"It’s bittersweet because there are couples who are together longer than I have lived who didn’t get to see this day," Wolfe told host Josh Zepps on Tuesday, later recalling how they spoke to a couple afraid to get married out of fear of losing their jobs.
When asked what they have to say to Alabama's gay marriage opponents, Sisson defiantly stated, "Our love has nothing to do with you."
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