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The room cheers for Shante Wolfe, left, and Tori Sisson, right after they are the first couple int the county to file their marriage license, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in Montgomery, Ala. Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday despite an 11th-hour attempt from the state's chief justice to block the weddings. Alabama is the 37th state to allow gays and lesbians to wed. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson/AP)
The room cheers for Shante Wolfe, left, and Tori Sisson, right after they are the first couple int the county to file their marriage license, Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in Montgomery, Ala. Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday despite an 11th-hour attempt from the state's chief justice to block the weddings. Alabama is the 37th state to allow gays and lesbians to wed. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson/AP)

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State of uncertainty for gay couples in Alabama

The chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court mounted a last-ditch effort to stop same-sex marriages in the state. CNN's Suzanne Malveaux reports.

State of uncertainty for gay couples in Alabama

The chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court mounted a last-ditch effort to stop same-sex marriages in the state. CNN's Suzanne Malveaux reports.