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Alabama chief justice denies defying US Supreme Court
Alabama chief justice denies defying US Supreme Court
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore -- ousted from office a decade ago when he refused to remove a Ten Commandments monument from state property -- on Thursday stood by his assertion that Alabama probate judges should not issue marriage licenses to gay couples, a seemingly direct challenge to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized same-sex marriages nationwide.
Civil Rights Commemoration
Civil Rights Commemoration
SELMA, Ala. (AP) -- America's racial history "still casts its long shadow upon us," President Barack Obama said Saturday as he stood in solidarity and remembrance with civil rights activists whose beatings by police a half-century ago galvanized much of the nation against racial oppression and hastened passage of historic voting rights for minorities.

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