Kentucky Clerk Gets Out of Jail

Judge orders Kim Davis released
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 8, 2015 12:20 PM CDT
Updated Sep 8, 2015 1:48 PM CDT
Kentucky Clerk Getting Out of Jail
This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2015 photo made available by the Carter County Detention Center shows Kim Davis.   (Carter County Detention Center via AP)

The Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has been released from jail, reports Reuters, which is streaming live video of Kim Davis being greeted by supporters including Mike Huckabee outside the jail. The AP reports that a judge lifted the contempt of court order today, but ordered Davis not to interfere with marriage licensing in Rowan County. She had been jailed since Thursday on the contempt charge. Click for the latest. (Read more Kim Davis stories.)

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