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Beshear reacts to Kim Davis release

Governor Steve Beshear reacted to the release of Kim Davis while he was attended a conference in Lexington Tuesday afternoon.

First gay couple gets marriage license, Joe Davis reacts to Kim Davis in jail

Less than 24 hours after Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was taken into federal custody for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, the office she serves issued the first same sex marriage license.

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 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.

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.

Same-sex marriage supporters rally in Rowan County

A day after Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis asked the United States Supreme Court to grant her “legal protection for her conscience,” dozens of people showed up at the County Courthouse Saturday morning, protesting her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Ky. Clerk: Let people buy marriage licenses online

A Kentucky clerk of court wants the state to issue marriage licenses online so he doesn't have to.

U.S. Senator Rand Paul suggests government get out of the marriage business

U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling making same-sex marriage legal in all 50-states, suggested the government get out of the marriage business altogether.

Kentucky clerks object to ruling, halt marriage licenses

A few court clerks in Kentucky are refusing to issue marriage licenses to any couple as an objection to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.

Same-sex marriage supporters gather in downtown Lexington; Mayor reacts to ruling

An estimated 200 same-sex marriage supporters gathered in downtown Lexington following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling making same-sex marriage legal in all 50-states. Mayor Jim Gray, who is gay, spoke to a boisterous crowd at the Fairness Awards Friday night.

Kentucky governor: Issue same-sex marriage licenses

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has told the state's county clerks to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Same-sex marriage debate goes to Supreme Court

A historic case on same-sex marriage could be the deciding factor for states across the country was argued in front of the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Central Kentucky judge rejects state’s gay marriage ban

A Franklin County judge has ruled in favor of two same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses but put his ruling on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar challenge.

Kentuckians react to Supreme Court gay-marriage decision

Reaction came quickly from Kentuckians to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Friday to take up the state's gay marriage case.

Conway And Beshear Discuss Opposing Same Sex Marriage Decisions

Conway and Beshear speak about their divergent views.

AG Conway Will Not Appeal Same Sex Marriage Ruling; State Will

Jack Conway announced he would not appeal a recent decision mandating Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Moments later Governor Beshear announced he would hire outside counsel to appeal.

UPDATE: KY Will Now Recognize Some Same-Sex Marriages

A federal judge has signed an order directing officials in Kentucky to immediately recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.

Couple Sues Ky To Issue Same-Sex Marriage License

A Kentucky couple on Friday sued the state, seeking to force it to issue same-sex marriage licenses after a federal judge ruled earlier this week that the state must recognize the unions if they are performed in other states or countries.

Judge: Ky. Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

A federal judge has ruled that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, striking down part of the state ban.

Landmark Case Involving Same-Sex Marriage Underway In KY

In Louisville, a woman is accused of killing a man, and doesn't want her spouse to testify against her. However, in this case, her spouse...is a woman.

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