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Kentucky clerk Kim Davis loses latest gay marriage appeal

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis has lost another bid to delay issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

100+ Catholic couples celebrate decades of marriage at event

More than 100 Catholic couples celebrated going the distance in marriage at an event in Louisville.

AP-GfK Poll: Clerks should issue gay marriage licenses

A new AP-GfK poll finds that for the first time, most Americans expect public servants to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, even over religious objections.

Judge orders governor to address altered marriage licenses

A federal judge has ordered Kentucky's Democratic governor to weigh in on whether altered marriage licenses issued by Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' office are valid

Vatican confirms pope met with gay student, partner

The Vatican is confirming that the only "audience" the pope had while he was in Washington was with a former student and his family: Yayo Grassi, an openly gay Argentine who visited Francis with his longtime partner and some friends.

Davis’ lawyer disputes Vatican description of meeting

Kim Davis' attorney is disputing the Vatican's description and interpretation of her Sept. 24 meeting with Pope Francis.

Kentucky Governor: Clerk’s arguments ‘absurd’ and ‘obtuse’

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's lawyers are using the words "absurd," ''forlorn" and "obtuse" to describe the legal arguments a county clerk has used to avoid issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Kim Davis talks about meeting Pope, LGBT group reacts

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis met with Pope Francis while he was visiting the U.S. last week.

Another appeal rejected for Kim Davis

Another appeal, another loss for Rowan Co. Clerk Kim Davis.

Gay couples want Kentucky clerk to reissue marriage licenses

Gay couples in Kentucky say altered marriage licenses issued by a county clerk are invalid and a federal judge should order her office to reissue them or put the office in receivership and have someone else do it.

4 deputy clerks: No eligible couples denied marriage license

Four of the six people who work for Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis told a federal judge that no eligible couples have been denied marriage licenses.

Christian conservatives rally for religious awakening

Hundreds of people cheered the husband of Kentucky clerk Kim Davis during a rally of Christian conservatives outside the Tennessee Capitol.

Court again denies Kim Davis’ bid to delay marriage licenses

A federal appeals court reiterated that embattled Kentucky clerk Kim Davis "has not demonstrated a substantial likelihood of success" in her legal bid to exempt her office from licensing same-sex marriages.

GOP contender Jindal backs Ky. clerk, mocks Trump

Bobby Jindal is the latest Republican presidential candidate to support the Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Attorney: Rowan County Clerk’s conscience has not changed despite jailtime

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was not at work Wednesday, a day after being let out of jail. The question is: when Davis does go back to work, will she interfere with the issuing of marriage licenses to same-sex couples, once again defying a federal judge’s order?

Supporters, detractors, politicians highlight Davis rally Tuesday

Amber Krycka looks at the highlights of Tuesday's rally for Kim Davis

Worker shirt asserts: ‘My name is not Kim Davis’

A San Francisco couple say they traveled to the Kentucky county of an embattled clerk of court to get married and make a statement for gay rights.

Kim Davis greeted by supporters upon release from jail

Embattled Rowan Co. Clerk Kim Davis was greeted by hundreds of supporters outside the Carter Co. Detention Center when she was released from jail today.

The Latest: Lawyer hopes clerk complies in marriage case

An attorney representing the couples who sued a Kentucky clerk over her refusal to issue marriage licenses says he will ask a judge to again hold the official in contempt if she blocks her deputies from granting licenses.

Conway comments on Davis’s arrest

"I understand that passions are high on both sides of this issue, but we are nation of laws and no one can defy an order from a federal judge."

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