Subtle protest, not legal confrontation, will cement equal treatment.
Articles tagged “Kentucky”
LOUISVILLE — Although a federal judge ruled Wednesday that a county clerk’s religious convictions had no bearing on her ‘purely legal’ task, a same sex couple said the clerk’s office still denied them a license on Thursday.
Kim Davis said she prayed and fasted over her decision to refuse marriage licenses for same-sex couples.
DALLAS (Reuters) A Texas county clerk said on Tuesday her office will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, reversing a previous decision that was based on religious objections.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “This decision gives greater certainty that this matter will ultimately return to the Supreme Court, as we have said all along that it must,” said Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage.
(RNS) The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Monday leaves unchanged 20 state laws blocking same-sex unions. Each is already under legal attack, and some judges in those cases had been waiting to see what the high court would do. The court’s instruction Monday: Proceed.
(RNS) A federal judge has approved a settlement in a 14-year legal battle over government funding of Baptist homes for children in Kentucky.
Environmental concerns prompt the Sisters of Loretto to oppose a company from building a gas pipeline through their land in Kentucky.