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Judge says Kentucky still must pay fees in gay marriage case

A federal judge says Kentucky taxpayers still owe nearly $225,000 in legal fees and court costs to the couples who sued a county clerk for refusing to issue marriage licenses because of her opposition to same-sex marriage.

Couples seek legal costs in Kentucky marriage license case

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky says lawyers for the couples who sued to be issued marriage licenses in Rowan County are seeking to recover more than $233,000 in legal fees and costs.

Attorney general’s office: Clerk violated Open Records Act

The Kentucky attorney general's office says an eastern Kentucky county clerk who made news when she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples last year has violated the state's Open Records Act.

Liberty Counsel & ACLU react to executive order on marriage licenses

The Liberty Counsel and the ACLU are speaking out about Governor Matt Bevin's executive order taking county clerks' names off marriage licenses.

Kentucky Governor removes names of clerks from marriage licenses

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has ordered the state to prepare new marriage licenses that do not include the names of county clerks in an attempt to protect the religious beliefs of Kim Davis and other local elected officials.

Bevin vows to tackle health care

Kentucky Gov.-elect Matt Bevin vowed to remove the names of county clerks from marriage licenses and pledged to roll back the state's version of health care reform when he takes office next month.

Judge orders Gov. Beshear to address altered Rowan marriage licenses

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge has ordered Governor Steve Beshear to weigh in on whether altered marriage licenses issued by Rowan County...

Kim Davis’ lawyers say altered licenses valid

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Lawyers for Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis say the altered marriage licenses she issued to same-sex couples are valid because...

Attorney: Kim Davis met privately with Pope

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVQ) - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and her husband had a private audience with Pope Francis last Thursday at the Vatican...

Davis receives ‘Cost of Discipleship’ Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVQ) - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis received the 'Cost of Discipleship Award' from the Family Research Council (FRC) at the Values...

ACLU concerned about validity of licenses

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - The latest on the defiant Kentucky clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, disobeying a federal...

UPDATE: Governor says marriage licenses are valid

A Kentucky clerk says she is not going to interfere with her deputies issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but she says she is not authorizing them and questions whether they are valid.

Kim Davis jailed, Marriage licenses will be issued

Kim Davis is back in federal custody, and will be jailed for contempt of court.

Kentucky clerk refusing to issue gay marriage licenses due in court

A county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses will appear before a federal judge who could hold her in contempt of court.

Clerk says she is unable to follow judge’s order

A Kentucky county clerk says she is unable to obey a federal judge's order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it would irreparably violate her conscience.

Reckoning nears for clerk resisting same-sex marriage ruling

A court-imposed stay has expired for a Kentucky county clerk who defied a judge's order to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Marriage ruling for Rowan County clerk expires Aug. 31

A federal judge clarified on Wednesday that his decision to let the Rowan County clerk continue not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples will expire on Aug. 31.

UPDATE: Governor Beshear won’t call for special session over marriage licenses

Governor Steve Beshear says he does not plan to call for a special session to address the controversy over same-sex marriage licenses in Kentucky.

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