The Kentucky county clerk, who spent five days in jail, returned to her office Monday (Sept. 14) under a judge’s order that licenses be available to all.
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(RNS) Now is the time to seek out the solutions that can help us all coexist peaceably and avoid the drama being played out in Rowan County, Ky.
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.
Many Republican presidential candidates took a hard line in support of Kim Davis, echoing their criticism of gay marriage. Former Gov. Mike Huckabee called Davis’ arrest the “criminalization of Christianity.”
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.
(Reuters) The filing referred to the Supreme Court’s June ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, saying that Utah’s position against plural families relies on outdated law.
(RNS) Will Pope Francis’ U.S. visit spur millions of Catholics, and ex-Catholics, to new levels of engagement? Or will he be like the Dalai Lama — greatly applauded but not necessarily followed?
(RNS) Traditionalist institutions see no value in associating with moderate ones that have, in their view, traded the truth of the gospel for the idol of our time: eroticized, autonomous self-expression.
Colorado’s anti-discrimination law prohibits Masterpiece Cakeshop “from picking and choosing customers based on their sexual orientation,” the court said.