Tag: Gay Marriage

Pope: Workers Have ‘Human Right’ to Refuse Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Pope Francis appeared to weigh in on the side of anti-gay-marriage clerk Kim Davis, saying government workers have a “human right” to refuse to carry out a duty if they have a “conscientious objection.”   While returning from his visit to the U.S., the pontiff told reporters aboard the papal plane Monday that anyone who […]

ACLU wants Kim Davis’ ‘scalp to hang on the wall’

Federal prisoner Kim Davis walked into the Kentucky jail cell wearing an orange jumpsuit and holding a Bible.   “When I went back into that holding cell I hit my knees and just prayed, just cried out for God to give me some peace and assurance that all was going to be well – and I […]

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis could head back to court over marriage licenses

FRANKFORT, Ky. –  Gay couples in Kentucky are questioning the validity of altered marriage licenses issued by a defiant county clerk and have asked a federal judge to order her to reissue the licenses or put the office in receivership and have someone else do it.   Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis stopped issuing all […]

Same-Sex Marriage in Post-Christian America

Gay Marriage is Now a Constitutional Right in the United States. What’s Next? By Rick Brinegar   On Friday, June 26, 2015 in a 5 to 4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed LGBT Americans’ “constitutional” right to wed. By prohibiting states from refusing to recognize the legitimacy of marriages between people of the same […]

My Way News – Saga surrounding Kentucky clerk may not be over

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis is out of jail and on the job, but the saga surrounding the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples appears to be far from over.   In a court filing Friday, the attorney for one of Davis’ employees said he believes Davis […]

Clerk Kim Davis loses another appeal in gay marriage case

LOUISVILLE, KY. — Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis lost another bid to delay licensing same-sex marriages, marking the latest in a mounting stack of rejected appeals.   Davis returned to work this week after five days in jail for defying a court order. She had refused to issue licenses after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. […]

Kim Davis will sue Kentucky governor

Lawyers for Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis have filed a petition with the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to stop a district judge’s demand that she and her office issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.     Her legal team with the non-profit Liberty Counsel also will file a lawsuit against Kentucky Gov. […]

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Says She Won’t Stop Deputies on Marriage Licenses

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples because of a religious objection, returned to work Monday and said she was being forced to choose between “my conscience or my freedom.”     But she said she would not stand in the way of her […]

Kim Davis Mocked by ‘Marriage’ Billboard in Her Hometown

The Kentucky clerk who was jailed after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples hasn’t exactly gotten the warmest welcome in her hometown after her release.   A billboard defending gay marriage, towering high above a Rowan County road, is directed specifically at Kim Davis.     Planting Peace, the nonprofit humanitarian organization that […]

Fox News star rips Christian ‘haters’ who support Kim Davis

Shepard Smith, Fox News host, cut into his own press conference coverage of the release of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis from jail to rail against her, as well as those who supported her denial of wedding certificates to same-sex couples, saying such is simply a “religious play” that has no business in government service.   He […]