–Cari Searcy, who, with wife Kim McKeand, filed the lawsuit which ultimately led to the end of the ban on same-sex marriage in Alabama, speaking to the Associated Press, the Sun Herald reports. Searcy had a petition to be legally recognized as a parent to the couple’s 9-year-old son denied by Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis, who refused to issue an interlocutory decree — which would grant Searcy temporary parental right — until the Supreme Court made a final decision on same-sex marriage.
Searcy and McKeand have filed a new lawsuit against Davis, with their lawyer David Kennedy telling AP: “It’s frustrating. There is no legal justification for the court to do this.”
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