The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will face her moment of truth. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will have to choose whether to issue marriage licenses, defying her Christian conviction, or continue to refuse them, defying a federal judge who could […]
Kim Davis, the Kentucky Clerk who has been making news for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples, has been rejected by the highest court in the nation–and the original source of her problems. After Kim Davis’ request to be exempt from granting gay marriage licenses was denied by the 6th Circuit... Show More Summary
Kim Davis, an anti-gay clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses in order to avoid having to issue them to same-sex couples, will receive no quarter from the Supreme Court of the United States. The post Supreme Court Turns Away Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk With A Brief, Dismissive Order appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The court today turned down Kim Davis's appeal, meaning she must issue licenses to all eligible couples beginning Tuesday or face penalties. read more
The new case from Kentucky, Davis v. MIller, was the court’s first opportunity to consider whether government officials may refuse to recognize same-sex marriages on religious grounds.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to delay a federal court order Monday that effectively requires a Kentucky clerk to begin issuing marriage licenses to gays and lesbians within her jurisdiction. The court's one-line order offered no explanation for its response to Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court today ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work tomorrow morning to face her moment of truth. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will have to choose whether to issue marriage licenses, defying her Christian...
A Kentucky county clerk claimed for months that she had a religious liberty right to refuse to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples. She took her argument all the way to the Supreme Court.
Kim Davis' appeal for a stay of her appeal to refuse marriage license to gay couples has been rejected by the Supreme Court.
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The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court declined a petition from Kentucky’s Rowan County clerk Kim Davis for an emergency stay on a court order requiring her to immediately start issuing marriage licenses to all eligible applicants, including same-sex couples.
On Monday night, the Supreme Court refused to stay a lower court decision ordering Kim Davis, an anti-gay Kentucky county clerk, to resume granting marriage licenses. Davis had denied marriage licenses to gay couples after the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court has dismissed the case of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis seeking an “asylum for her conscience” in refusing to issue gay marriage licenses, Associated Press has just reported. This is seen as a landmark case, being the first religious objection to the Supreme Court’s blanket legalisation of gay marriage two months ago. Show More Summary
No stay for Rowan County clerk. The post BREAKING: Supreme Court DENIES stay in case involving Rowan County clerk refusing to issue marriage licenses appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Rowan County clerk Kim Davis has failed in her efforts to get the highest court in the land to intervene in her anti-gay crusade. The Supreme Court today turned down Davis’s emergency request for a stay on a federal order calling on her to issu… The post Anti-gay Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis’s SCOTUS Emergency Stay Request Denied appeared first on Towleroad.
Kim Davis, the Rowan County Clerk who has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, lost her bid for a stay, when the U.S. Supreme Court denied her application.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down a Kentucky county clerk’s request for an emergency order allowing her to continue to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples while she appeals a federal judge’s order requiring her to do so. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to...
The decision was a dramatic win for the former governor, who lost a lower-court appeal.
Further illustrating how little difference there will be between CBS’s Late Show host Stephen Colbert and Comedy Central late-night host Stephen Colbert, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will be Colbert’s guest during his secondShow More Summary