Tag Archives: Jack Conway

KENTUCKY: Anti-Gay Republican Wins Governor Race

Republican Matt Bevin, who exploited Kim Davis to order to galvanize evangelicals, decisively won Kentucky’s gubernatorial race tonight, defeating Attorney General Jack Conway, who had refused to defend his state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Bevin’s candidacy was heavily supported across Teabagistan.

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BREAKING: Official Misconduct Charge Filed Against Renegade Clerk Kim Davis By Rowan County Government

Late this afternoon the Rowan County, Kentucky government filed an official misconduct charge against anti-gay clerk Kim Davis.  Lexington’s CBS affiliate reports: The Rowan County Attorney’s Office said on Friday that it has referred to the Attorney General’s Office a charge of official misconduct against Davis. A release from the county attorneys office says, “Kentucky Bar Association rules of the ...

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KENTUCKY: Governor’s Brief Says Gay Marriage Will Cause Birth Rates To Drop

Attorneys for Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear have filed a brief which claims that same-sex marriage must remain illegal otherwise straight people will have fewer babies. And that will cost Kentucky lots of money. Appealing a federal judge’s decision that the state’s ban violates the constitutional guarantee of equal protection under the law, Beshear’s hired counsel say Kentucky has a legitimate ...

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KENTUCKY: Pro-Gay Marriage Attorney General Announces Bid For Governor

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, who has refused to defend his state’s ban on same-sex marriage, yesterday announced his candidacy for governor. Gov. Steve Beshear will be term-limited out of office in 2015. Jack Conway has a message for anyone criticizing his decision to not defend Kentucky’s gay-marriage ban. “They do so at their own peril,” he said. Democratic Gov. ...

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Quote Of The Day – Jack Conway

“I felt like that from a fiscal responsibility standpoint, I didn’t need to be wasting taxpayer resources in a lawsuit that we weren’t going to win or in an appeal that we weren’t going to win. For the sake of my daughter’s view on my public service in the future, I wanted to be on the right side of history.” ...

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KENTUCKY: State Attorney General Files Limp Defense Of Gay Marriage Ban

The office of Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has filed its defense against a marriage equality lawsuit brought by a local gay couple. But there’s some interesting wording in the defense. In an 18-page filing in federal court in Louisville, Assistant Attorney General Clay Barkley asked U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Gregory ...

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