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Judge: Religious faith doesn’t take precedence over oath of office

The judge who jailed a Kentucky clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses says he didn't make the decision lightly.

Matt Bevin responds to Kim Davis’s arrest

"It is utterly unnecessary that Rowan County clerk, Kim Davis, is sitting in a jail cell, when there is a simple solution..."

UPDATE: Rowan clerk may have entered courthouse by rear door

On the courthouse sidewalk, gay marriage supporters shouted "love is not a sin" while at least three preachers with bullhorns called them sinners.

Rowan County Clerk asks again for delay

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is trying yet another legal avenue to try to keep from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples a day before she’s due in court to answer for her refusal.

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.

Contempt of court charges filed against Rowan County Clerk

Tuesday was decision day in Rowan County for clerk Kim Davis. Would she follow her religion or the law?

Clerk invoked “God’s Authority”, still expected in federal court.

The latest on a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her.

Rowan County Clerk continues to deny marriage licenses

A defiant county clerk in Kentucky has again refused to issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Davis required to issue marriage licenses beginning Tuesday Morning

The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Rowan County Clerk, Kim Davis' appeal of earlier court rulings.

Taxpayers facing $2.3 million tab in same-sex marriage case

Attorneys who successfully challenged Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage have submitted a bill for more than $2 million in legal fees, court costs and related expenses. Under federal civil-rights law, the state of Kentucky gets stuck with the tab as the losing party in the case.

Gay couples win, but still lose after Kentucky judge’s order

Two same-sex couples in a small eastern Kentucky county got everything they wanted in a ruling from a federal judge Monday, except for one sentence.

Clerk again asks judge to stay decision on marriage licenses

A Kentucky county clerk reiterated to a federal judge on Friday that he should stay his ruling ordering her to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Clerk ignores gay marriage order, asks judge for delay

A Kentucky clerk who defied a federal judge's order to issue marriage licenses and turned away four gay couples has until Monday to convince the judge to delay his mandate.

Activists gather around Rowan Co. Clerk’s office

A crowd of activists has gathered outside the Rowan County Clerk's Office after she turned away couples asking for marriage licenses.

Defying order, clerk won’t give gay couple marriage license

A Kentucky clerk's office has turned away a gay couple seeking a marriage license, defying a federal judge's order that dismissed her argument involving religious freedom.

Judge orders Kentucky clerk to issue gay marriage licenses

A federal judge has ordered a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same sex-couples.

Clerk sues Kentucky governor over gay marriage directive

The Kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has filed a lawsuit against the governor, claiming he violated her religious freedom by telling all clerks that they must either issue licenses or resign.

County clerk testifies in federal court against same-sex marriage

The Rowan County Clerk who is being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union took the stand in federal court.

Clerk who stopped issuing marriage licenses could testify

A local official in Kentucky who has stopped issuing marriage licenses after the legalization of same-sex marriage could testify in federal court on Monday.

Bill would exempt clerks from issuing gay marriage licenses

Two Republican state representatives have filed a bill that would protect county clerks from criminal or civil liability for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of their religious beliefs.

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