- September 1, 2015
This morning, Kentucky’s Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis yet again refused to provide a marriage license to same-sex couples.
Last night, the U.S. Supreme Court declined a petition from Davis for an emergency stay on a court order, requiring her to immediately start issuing marriage licenses to all eligible applicants, including same-sex couples.
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Tuesday, September 1:
Federal judge summons Kentucky clerk who invoked 'God's authority' in denying gay marriages. http://t.co/1dxts6KMsF— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) September 1, 2015
BREAKING: We've also asked the court to clarify Rowan P.I. pending appeal http://t.co/dsRoQ41pLd— ACLU of Kentucky (@ACLUofKY) September 1, 2015
BREAKING: We've just filed a contempt motion in the Rowan Co. marriage refusals case http://t.co/dsRoQ41pLd— ACLU of Kentucky (@ACLUofKY) September 1, 2015
BREAKING: Gay couples ask judge to fine Kentucky clerk, give no jail time over marriage-license denials.— The Associated Press (@AP) September 1, 2015
10:25 a.m.: Groups continue to gather and chant outside the Rowan County Courthouse.
8 a.m.: David Moore and David Ermold arrived at the Rowan County Courthouse early this morning for a marriage license.
Video emerged this morning of the couple inside the country clerk’s office and their interaction with Davis.
"We are not issuing marriage licenses today," Davis exclaimed.
"Under whose authority are you not issuing licenses?" the couple asked.
"Under God's authority," Davis responded.
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