Gov. Matt Bevin said he would change the forms that had drawn objections from Kim Davis and some other clerks.
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — The pastors want the governor to call a special session so that lawmakers can enact accommodations for religious county clerks who refuse to provide marriage licenses for same-sex couples.
(Reuters) “We came to the conclusion that the Democratic Party left us a long time ago, so why were we hanging on?” she said.
LOUISVILLE — The alleged abuse occurred at Crossroads Baptist Church, led by Pastor Gerald Harris. It operates a boarding academy with dormitories and classrooms for mostly out of state students.
MOREHEAD, Ky. — William Smith and James Yates obtained a license from Deputy Clerk Brian Mason on Friday morning. As they exited the courthouse, they were greeted by supporters chanting “love has won.”
ASHLAND, Ky. — But Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, whom U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning has placed in the custody of U.S. marshals, said she will not authorize any of her employees to issue licenses in her absence.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON – The ruling, made without comment or any apparent dissents, is an early indication that while some push-back against gay marriage on religious grounds may be upheld, the justices won’t tolerate it from public officials.