Davis, jailed for refusing to issue marriage license to gay couples, told lawyers she’s prepared to stay in jail, reading her Bible, rather than sign licenses she says violate her religious beliefs.
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(RNS) Many Christians seem to be leading with the back of their hands to gay people, not with the embrace of God’s love. And it just makes us look like haters to everyone else.
MOREHEAD, Ky. — Lawyers filed an emergency motion to stop enforcement of an order requiring county clerks to issue marriage licenses to gay couples while Kim Davis’ case is on appeal.
(RNS) When Pope Francis meets thousands of U.S. Catholic families this month, he’ll find them excited to see him — but not necessarily in line with many Catholic teachings on family life.
MOREHEAD, Ky. — Defying the Supreme Court, county clerk says she was acting under “God’s authority” while continuing to deny marriage licenses to gay couples.
(RNS) Pope Francis’ pastoral approach has often been misinterpreted in the mainstream press as a hint of possible change in church policy.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) If forced to approve marriage licenses for gay and lesbian couples, the “searing act of validation would forever echo in her conscience,” her lawyers said in their Supreme Court request for a stay pending appeal.
Colorado’s anti-discrimination law prohibits Masterpiece Cakeshop “from picking and choosing customers based on their sexual orientation,” the court said.