Tag: Gay Marriage

Kentucky Clerk Who Fought Gay Marriage Is Released From Jail

The county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples was released Tuesday after five days behind bars, emerging to a tumultuous welcome from hundreds of cross-waving supporters.   “All has been well,” said Kim Davis, standing next to both her lawyer and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. Asked whether […]

Kentucky clerk appeals her jailing over gay marriage licenses

Attorneys for the Kentucky clerk who was jailed last week because of her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples said Monday they have filed an emergency motion with a federal court that they hope will result in Kim Davis’ freedom.   The filing seeks to have Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear accommodate Davis’ “religious […]

Navy exonerates chaplain accused of being anti-gay

A Navy chaplain accused of failing to show “tolerance and respect” toward gay sailors has been cleared of all wrongdoing and will not be removed from the military.   “I am relieved the Navy sided with me,” Lt. Cmdr. Wes Modder told me.   Join Todd’s American Dispatch – a Must-Read for Conservatives   Modder, […]

Ky. clerk’s office will issue marriage licenses Friday — without the clerk

Five of six deputies in the office of a Kentucky county clerk jailed Thursday for her refusal to issue marriage licenses after the Supreme Court allowed gays to wed say they will process the paperwork starting Friday.   But Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, whom U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning found in contempt of court, said through her lawyers […]

David Barton explains why Kim Davis should not be in jail

Kim Davis David Barton explains Kim Davis, the four kinds of law and why she should not be in Jail.Interesting perspective that I haven’t heard.#kimdavis Posted by Glenn Beck on Friday, September 4, 2015

Kentucky clerk gets help from GOP state Senate president

The Republican president of the Kentucky state Senate has asked a federal judge to withhold his ruling ordering a county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.   Republican Senate President Robert Stivers says U.S. District Judge David Bunning needs to give the state legislature time to pass a law that would exempt Rowan […]

Mike Huckabee Brings Up The One Thing About Kim Davis No One’s Talking About, But Should Be

The controversy continues in Kentucky as Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis steadfastly refuses to issue gay marriage licenses in her office despite the Supreme Court’s insistence that she relent and issue the licenses. There’s been a lot said about the clerk, but former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has brought up at least one thing that […]

Kim Davis Jailed for Contempt in Kentucky Gay Marriage Dispute

ASHLAND, Ky. — Five of the six deputy county clerks for Rowan County agreed Thursday that they would issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples hours after a federal judge ordered their defiant boss to jail because of her refusal to do so.   The clerk, Kim Davis of Rowan County, had argued that the Supreme Court order […]

Citing God’s authority, clerk defies Supreme Court on gay marriages

Invoking God’s authority, a Kentucky county clerk defied the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday and stood by her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.   Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue marriage licenses to any couples – gay or straight – since the court in June ruled that same-sex couples […]

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis refuses to issue same-sex marriage licences and claims to be acting on ‘God’s authority’

A court clerk in Kentucky at the centre of a storm over gay marriage has been ordered before a judge – after defying a Supreme Court ruling and claiming she was acting under “God’s authority”.   A day after the Supreme Court refused to support her position, Kim Davis, a clerk in Rowan County, rejected […]