Kentucky county deputy clerks began issuing licenses to same-sex couples on Friday after their boss was held in contempt for her refusal to do so. Continue reading ? The post First gay Kentucky couple granted marriage license, as county clerk Kim Davis remains jailed appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
NYT: A same-sex couple received a marriage license here on Friday, the first such couple to get one a day after the county clerk, Kim Davis, was jailed by a federal judge for refusing court orders to issue the licenses. The couple, James...Show More Summary
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The move ends a months-long standoff between gay couples and a defiant clerk.
On Friday, William Smith and James Yates became the first same-sex couple to be issued a marriage license in Rowan County, Kentucky. BREAKING: William Smith and James Yates just obtained a marriage license from the Rowan County Clerk's Office. Show More Summary
Will Smith and James Yates walked into the Rowan County clerk's office this morning to get a marriage license. Unlike the four same-sex couples who had tried to do the same thing in the past few months, they were successful in their mission. Deputy clerk Brian Mason smiled as he handed... More »
Deputy clerks in Rowan County, Kentucky have begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. James Yates and William Smith Jr were the first same-sex couple to receive a license, after five previously unsuccessful attempts. First same sex couple… The post Rowan County Clerks Begin Issuing Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples: PHOTOS, VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Liberals have whipped themselves into a frenzy over Kim Davis’ refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses. But Ted Cruz is pointing out the hypocrisy here, saying that if Kim Davis
The first same-sex couple in Rowan County tied the knot in a Kim Davis-free courthouse Friday morning.
Rowan County, Kentucky, issues first same-sex marriage license while defiant clerk languishes in jail.
By refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Kim Davis — taken into federal custody Thursday — has gone from being a public servant to a heroine for millions of Americans opposed to the new law of the land. Republican presidential hopefuls immediately jumped on the...
The Rowan County Clerk's office began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Friday morning. The post Kentucky County Clerk’s Office Issues Marriage License To First Same-Sex Couple appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The move comes a day after the county clerk, Kim Davis, was jailed for contempt of court after defying a federal order to issue licenses to same-sex couples.
A gay couple obtained a marriage license Friday morning in Rowan County, where a county clerk’s refusal to follow the law has drawn international attention. The Rowan County courthouse opened its doors Friday at 8 a.m., one day after County Clerk Kim Davis was jailed for contempt. Five of her...
The current husband of Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk jailed for contempt of court, insulted the judge who sentenced the defiant public official to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Like Davis, U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning — the son of a...
It is jarring to write the words "the arrest of Kim Davis," speaking of the Kentucky clerk who was remanded to jail for refusing to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples, but for years now I and others have been warning that...Show More Summary
April Miller and Karen Roberts will return to the Rowan County Courthouse on Friday for the fifth time since June to ask for a marriage license.
We begin today's roundup with Renée Graham at The Boston Globe who calls Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis out for her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses: Now Davis will play the martyr, tossed behind bars for putting the laws of God above those of mere mortals. Show More Summary
It's Hamilton County Chancellor Jeffrey Atherton, denying a divorce to an opposite-sex couple:“With the U.S. Supreme Court having defined what must be recognized as a marriage, it would appear that Tennessee’s judiciary must now await the decision of the U.S. Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidates were split over whether a county clerk in Kentucky, who was jailed on Thursday, should be forced to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite her religious objections. The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in June that gay couples have a constitutional right to...