Marriage Equality

Editorial Cartoon Of The Day

Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson, whose work is syndicated to more than 100 newspapers, is bound to get some backlash for yesterday’s panel. You may recall that Fox News went ballistic on Anderson when he was awarded the Pulitzer back in 2005.

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Mike Huckabee Calls Kim Davis, Offers Congratulations For Standing Against Illegal Gay Marriages

“I spoke with Kim Davis this morning to offer my prayers and support. I let her know how proud I am of her for not abandoning her religious convictions and standing strong for religious liberty. She is showing more courage and humility than just about any federal office holder in Washington. Kim is asking the perfect question: ‘Under what law ...

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Kim Davis Tries To Stay Out Of Jail

Here is today’s nonsense via Equality Case Files: Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 6(b), Local Rule 7.1, and Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 8(a)(1), Defendant/Third-Party Plaintiff Kim Davis (“Davis”), by and through her undersigned counsel, hereby moves for this Court to enter an injunction pending appeal of this Court’s August 25, 2015 order (D.E. 58), which is the ...

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HRC Head Chad Griffin On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Human Rights Campaign head Chad Griffin predicts a bad day for Kim Davis tomorrow.

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Franklin Graham: We Need More Like Kim Davis

“I’m thankful and proud that Americans are standing up against the evil being forced on us. Our religious rights and freedoms are being trampled on. Clerk of Court Kim Davis in Rowan County, Kentucky, refused to issue marriage licenses for gay couples and defied the U.S. Supreme Court ruling. She said, ‘To issue a marriage license which conflicts with God’s ...

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ALABAMA: State Handed $200,000 Legal Fees Bill For Futile Battle Against Same-Sex Marriage

More than a few states have been forced to fork over giant piles of dough to pay the lawyers for the good guys, but THIS one might be the sweetest of all. AL.com reports: Attorneys that represented the lesbian couple that successfully sued to overturn Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban are asking the state to reimburse them for nearly $200,000 in ...

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KENTUCKY: Activists And Opponents Clash Again At Office Of County Clerk Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Screaming and chanting has become a regular thing at the office of Kim Davis.  CBS reports: Protesters once again showed up outside the Rowan County Courthouse on Wednesday morning. When the clerk’s office opened, members of the national media made their way into Kim Davis’s office and asked to speak to her. Nathan Davis, Kim’s son, told the group she ...

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AFA Spokesdouche Bryan Fischer Compares “Hero” Kim Davis To “Auschwitz Clerk” Who Won’t Sign Certificates Ordering Jews Into The Gas Chamber [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla has latest insanity from American Family Association spokesdouche Bryan Fischer: “What would be think today of a clerk in her position and this is a clerk that controls entrance in and out of the town of Auschwitz?,” Fischer asked. “There’s this box car that pulls up and she knows that there are Jews in the box car that ...

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MSNBC Host Steve Kornacki Smacks Down Liberty Counsel Head Mat Staver On Kim Davis Case [VIDEO]

Kornacki: “If she says she has a moral and religious objection to same-sex marriage I think it raises the question, does she have a moral and religious objection to a divorced person getting re-married? Does she have a moral and religious objection to someone who’s engaged in premarital relations getting married? Where does this end?” (Via Towleroad)

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Dan Savage Goes Off On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Last night Dan Savage appeared on MSNBC to declare that Kim Davis “will never have to an honest day’s work ever again in her life” due to her newfound martyrdom. “This is a woman who’s been divorced three times and married four times,” he said, reading from the US News & World Report article that pointed out Davis “gave birth ...

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BOMBSHELL: Kim Davis Was Knocked Up With Another Man’s Twins While Married To First Husband

We all knew that Kim Davis has been married four times, but this is some Maury Povich-level fuckery. US News & World Report has the bombshell revelation that she was knocked up with another man’s twins four months before her first divorce. They write: The Kentucky county clerk facing potentially stiff penalties for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses has ...

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Roy Moore’s Foundation For Moral Law Praises Kim Davis: We Hope Millions Will Follow Her Example

The Foundation For Moral Law, which was founded by Roy Moore and advocates for replacing the US government with a “biblical theocracy,” has issued a press release in support of Kim Davis. They write: Kim Davis, Clerk of Court in and for Rowan County, Kentucky, holds religious beliefs that conflict with same-sex marriage. She has therefore declared, “under God’s authority,” ...

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Quote Of The Day – John Corvino

“Many have commented on the fact that Davis herself has been divorced several times. As a strategic matter, this makes her a rather poor poster child for ‘traditional Christian marriage’: Jesus himself treats divorce and remarriage as akin to adultery. But the point is not merely ad hominem: Davis’s willingness to impose a standard of marriage on gays that she ...

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NOM Exploits Kim Davis With Money Beg

“Kim Davis wasn’t going to lie, or violate her faith. She would not allow her name to be used to spread a falsehood — attesting that two men are married to each other, or two women either. If refusing to issue same-sex ‘marriage’ licenses while issuing heterosexual licenses was not permitted, then her solution was to not issue any marriage ...

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Kim Davis Issues Statement: I’ll Never Obey SCOTUS Because I Don’t Want To Go To Hell

The Liberty Counsel has issued a statement from Kim Davis. It reads in full: “I have worked in the Rowan County Clerk’s office for 27 years as a Deputy Clerk and was honored to be elected as the Clerk in November 2014, and took office in January 2015. I love my job and the people of Rowan County. I have ...

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ACLU Files Contempt Of Court Motion Against Kim Davis, Say They Don’t Want Her Incarcerated UPDATE: Hearing On Motion Set For Thursday

The ACLU has filed a federal motion asking that Kim Davis be cited for contempt of court. The motion declares that the ACLU is not seeking to have Davis arrested. From the motion: Plaintiffs have established a prima facia case, in that they have shown by sufficient evidence that Defendant Davis, in refusing to grant Plaintiffs Miller and Roberts a ...

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KENTUCKY: Fourth Husband Of Kim Davis Says She’s “Standing For God,” Hints He’ll Use Gun To Defend Her

The Associated Press reports: The husband of a Kentucky county clerk who’s refusing to issue gay marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling says his wife is committed to her faith and is “standing for God.” Joe Davis arrived at the Rowan County courthouse Tuesday morning to check on his wife, clerk Kim Davis, shortly after she again denied ...

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BREAKING: Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis Defies SCOTUS, Refuses To Issue Marriage License To Two Gay Couples [UPDATED WITH VIDEO]

Via the Washington Post: The office of Kim Davis, the elected clerk of Kentucky’s Rowan County, rejected requests for marriage licences from the first two same-sex couples to enter the courthouse Tuesday — just hours after the Supreme Court ruled against a request from Davis to be excused from issuing such licenses. Davis did not make an appearance at the ...

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What Will Kim Davis Do Today?

From the HRC: “Ms. Davis’ choices are clear: she must either choose to follow the law or resign her public position. A public official’s personal religious opinion does not give her the privilege to trample over the rights of others. Freedom of religion is important, and Ms. Davis has the fundamental right to believe what she likes. But as a ...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court REJECTS Appeal By Anti-Gay Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis

The Associated Press reports: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will have to choose whether to issue marriage licenses, defying her Christian conviction, or continue to refuse ...

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