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Kim Davis Returns to Work, Won't Authorize Licenses

Kentucky clerk won't block them, either; says she's being forced to defy her God

(Newser) - Kim Davis is back behind the desk at her Rowan County clerk's job after five days in jail, and she had something to say this morning for those awaiting her next move. A choked-up Davis, reading from a handwritten statement, announced she won't interfere with her deputies issuing...

Kentucky Billboard Has a Message for Kim Davis

County clerk returns to work today

(Newser) - Kim Davis is probably going back to work today , and there's a good chance that the Kentucky county clerk will pass a billboard with her name on it on the way in. The nonprofit group Planting Peace has paid for a large ad reading: "Dear Kim Davis, the...

Kim Davis Needs to Rest Before Returning to Work

She won't be back to work until Friday at the earliest

(Newser) - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis may be a free woman , but she won't be reporting back to work today or tomorrow. An attorney for Davis explains that she "needs time to rest" after her stint in jail and won't return to her job in Kentucky until Friday...

Singer to Kim Davis: 'Eye of the Tiger' Isn't for You

And Survivor guitarist 'wouldn't grant her the right to use Charmin'

(Newser) - Kim Davis is a free woman , but the two members of Survivor who wrote "Eye of the Tiger" want the Kentucky county clerk to know that she's definitely not free to use the song. Singer Jim Peterik tells Billboard that he was "surprised and dismayed at the...

Kentucky Clerk Getting Out of Jail
 Kentucky Clerk 
 Gets Out of Jail 

Kentucky Clerk Gets Out of Jail

Judge orders Kim Davis released

(Newser) - 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...

Kentucky Clerk to Governor: Make Me an Exemption

Mike Huckabee plans to lead jailhouse rally today

(Newser) - Mike Huckabee plans to visit Kim Davis today as her lawyers continue to try to get her out of jail . The Kentucky county clerk's lawyers have asked Gov. Steve Beshear to grant her an exemption from issuing marriage licenses, arguing that she will suffer "significant, irrevocable, and irreversible...

Kim Davis Appeals Jailing
 Kim Davis Appeals Jailing 

Kim Davis Appeals Jailing

Lawyer says holdout clerk didn't receive due process

(Newser) - Kim Davis is prepared to stay in jail indefinitely rather than issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or quit her job, but her lawyers are trying to get the Kentucky county clerk out immediately. "While most Americans are enjoying the extended holiday weekend with family and friends, Kim Davis...

Why the Kentucky Clerk Could Be in Jail Until January

It has to do with the state's legislature

(Newser) - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' husband yesterday said of his jailed wife, "Until something gives, she'll be there." The AP today sheds some light on just how long that could be. US District Judge David Bunning has said he will keep Davis in jail until she agrees...

Kentucky Clerk Willing to Stay in Jail for Months

Husband says Kim Davis is doing fine

(Newser) - County clerk Kim Davis has no plans to try to get herself out of jail anytime soon. Her husband says she's in good spirits after her first night behind bars and won't quit as Rowan County clerk in Kentucky, reports the Courier-Journal , which frames her as willing to...

Jailed Clerk's Son Also Won't Issue Marriage Licenses

But 5 other deputy clerks will, so he won't face jail or fines

(Newser) - After Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was jailed today for refusing to grant marriage licenses to gay couples, five of her deputy clerks agreed to comply with a court order to start issuing licenses tomorrow, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. But there was one holdout: Davis' son Nathan, who told Judge...

Judge Orders Kentucky Clerk to Jail

Kim Davis held in contempt for refusing to give marriage licenses to gay people

(Newser) - The most famous county clerk in the land is going to jail. A judge in Kentucky today ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to jail for her repeated refusals to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, reports . US District Judge David Bunning held Davis in contempt and said...

Kentucky Clerk Should Heed Scalia's Advice and Quit

Washington Post writer digs up justice's opinion on similar matter

(Newser) - The Kentucky clerk taking a stand against gay marriage will appear before a federal judge tomorrow to defend herself. But if Kim Davis is looking for judicial counsel, she should look to the writings of Antonin Scalia, argues Jonathan Adler in the Washington Post . It will then become clear that...

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