It's been years ago now that Jim Pfaff and I became friends. He had been writing online then took a job with Focus on the Family. He worked on the Kansas Marriage Amendment issue and then worked in radio before becoming Chief of Staff for Congressman [mc_name name='Rep. Show More Summary
ATLANTA (AP) — The Kentucky clerk who is defying a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is putting Republican presidential contenders on the spot as they try to mollify social conservatives without alienating the majority of Americans who support gay marriage. Former Arkansas Gov. Show More Summary
The county clerk in Kentucky who denied a marriage license to same-sex couples on religious grounds – saying she was acting “under God’s authority” – is in the wrong line of work. But when it comes to the Kentucky county clerk who is defying a federal court order by refusing to issue marriage licenses to
“Every decision in this case has been her decision”, he said. “I’m doing my job”. I am not ideal. Camryn Colen, who is transgender, and his wife Alexis, said they obtained a marriage license in February from Davis’ office, without being asked to present a birth certificate for Colen, who is identified as a female
A Kentucky clerk who’s denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite multiple court orders on Wednesday urged a federal judge not to find her in contempt ahead of hearing in which she could face penalties for her actions. Davis replied, after asserting that she had not violated anyone’s rights by treating the couple as second-class
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If she is against same-sex marriage, she should have stepped down from her position as a government clerk when the Supreme Court ruling was announced and worked in a private chapel or institution, which do have the right to refuse couples based on religious belief. Mike Huckabee, a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, came to the
A federal judge has summoned Davis and her deputies to a hearing on Thursday. Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who’s refusing to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples because she believes it violates her religious faith, has a clear duty – to quit her job. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously rejected her request
“I spoke with Kim Davis this morning to offer my prayers and support”. If marriage is so sacred for her then she shouldn’t have had sex out of wedlock. In June, the U.S. Supreme Court established a nationwide constitutional right to same-sex marriage. “It says everybody, no matter who they are, must issue a marriage
So you’re thinking this refers to Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who has been in the national news of late for refusing to issue marriage licences to gay couples, right? The controversy surrounding her refusal will play out in court Thursday, when she is scheduled to appear before a federal judge after the
A county clerk in Kentucky sought an emergency injunction on Wednesday to temporarily block a federal court order requiring her to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, a day before she goes to court to face contempt charges.Show More Summary
First we have Rand Paul, saying the clerk’s refusal is “part of the American way.” No, Senator. Adherence to the rule of law is the American way. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) suggested Tuesday that a Kentucky clerk who is refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples was “making a stand” and “an important part […]
LGF reader "ipsos" tipped us off to this Facebook post by Shannon Ragland at the Kentucky Trial Court Review, on the horrible religious right showdown going on in Kentucky's Rowan County, where Kim Davis is refusing to issue marriage certificates to same sex couples and claiming a "religious freedom"...
American Catholics have increasingly liberal views on social issues such as same-sex marriage and contraception, new polling released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center found. According to Pew, 46 percent of U.S. Catholics believe a same-sex couple in a romantic relationship living together is...
The "King of the Cowboys" Roy Rogers was known as an American singer and cowboy actor who was one of the most popular Western stars of his era. He married three times and the last marriage with Dale Evans is the longest. Some amazing vintage photos below may show a part of their sweet and romantic life. Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, ca. Show More Summary
Fans of Kim Davis have rallied around the Kentucky clerk while foes have lined up in protest since she touted her religious beliefs in defiance of a court order to issue same-sex marriage licenses. From the overwhelmed florist in Morehead,...Show More Summary
Post by Michele Marin. First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes princesses, reality TV stars, teen idols, and more celebrities whom we couldn't wait to watch walk down the aisle on our very own television screens. The romances. Show More Summary
Yep, opposing marriage equality is just like opposing slavery. Or the Nazis, says the antigay commentator. read more
The Kentucky clerk who's refusing to issue gay marriage licenses is now being lampooned by Funny or Die with a Parks and Recreation mashup.
That word. I do not think it means what you think it means. The post Lawyers For Anti-Gay Clerk Argue It Is ‘Impossible’ For Her To Issue A Same-Sex Marriage License appeared first on ThinkProgress.