Tag Archives: Kim Davis

Kim Davis On Catholic TV: I’m Just The First Of What Will Be Many To Stop Gay Marriages [VIDEO]

Kim Davis has appeared on the Catholic cable network EWTN to promise that she is just the first of many local officials that will now refuse to abide by the US Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriages. Right Wing Watch has the quote and the video: “The stand I took affects every church, every person that lives and loves God, that ...

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Kim Davis: I Failed Miserably At Marriage

“How ironic that God would use a person like me, who failed so miserably at marriage in the world, to defend it now. The Lord picks the unlikely source to convey the message.” – Kim Davis, speaking yesterday to the Associated Press. More from ABC News: “It makes me uncomfortable to hear people using God … to justify their bigotry,” ...

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Liberty Counsel: We Lost Everything But Send Money

As you know, the Liberty Counsel lost virtually every single battle this year. Same-sex marriage: LOST. Ex-gay torture: LOST. They couldn’t even fucking keep Kim Davis out of jail. But send money! They’re heroes! From Mat Staver: Earlier this year, Liberty Counsel asked, “What would happen if, instead of quiet retreat, many thousands of individuals, agencies, charities, churches and schools ...

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KENTUCKY: Gov. Matt Bevin Signs Executive Order Removing Clerks’ Names From Marriage Licenses

We knew this was coming. Via the Louisville Courier-Journal: In one of his first major acts in office, Gov. Matt Bevin issued a series of executive orders Tuesday to remove the names of county clerks from marriage licenses in Kentucky and halt efforts by former Gov. Steve Beshear to restore voting rights to certain felons who have completed their sentences. ...

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KENTUCKY: Anti-Gay County Clerk Kim Davis Attends Swearing-In Of GOP Governor Matt Bevin

Yesterday Kim Davis attended the swearing-in and inaugural parties for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin. According to the Liberty Counsel, Bevin won because of the Davis controversy. They write: “There is no question that the case of Kim Davis and the issue of religious freedom played a role in the Governor’s lopsided win,” said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty ...

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Liberty Counsel: Please Vote For Kim Davis As TIME Magazine’s 2015 Person Of The Year

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Kim Davis has been nominated for TIME magazine’s 2015 Person of the Year. Vote for Kim at http://time.com/4108617/person-of-the-year-poll-2015/ Use the arrow to scroll to Kim Davis and vote “Yes.” Who more than Kim Davis has influenced the news in the past year? Kim Davis inspired a nation and the world to fight for ...

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Huckabee Sued Over Music At Kim Davis Rally

A member of Survivor yesterday filed a lawsuit against Mike Huckabee for playing Eye Of The Tiger during the rally celebrating Kim Davis’ release from jail. Politico reports: Rude Music, operated by founding Survivor member and song co-author Frank M. Sullivan III, filed suit in an Illinois federal court Wednesday alleging that the former Arkansas governor violated a copyright in ...

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Jennifer Lawrence: Don’t Say “Kim Davis” In My House

Hunger Games and X-Men star Jennifer Lawrence, a Kentucky native, let Vogue know about her low opinion of Kim Davis: The day I am at Lawrence’s house also happens to be the day after the infamous county clerk Kim Davis gets out of jail, where she had been sent for defying a court order requiring her to issue marriage licenses ...

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HYPOCRISY EXPLOSION: Mat Staver Says Houston Mayor Should Do Her Elected Duties Or Resign [AUDIO]

Hate group leader Mat Staver claims Houston Mayor Annise Parker is calling on companies to boycott her own city. Which is contrary to her elected duties so she should just resign. Seriously. Right Wing Watch reports: “That is like a CEO of a company who says you need to boycott our company,” Staver said, “stop buying products from our company ...

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KENTUCKY: Governor-Elect Matt Bevin Vows To Remove Names Of Clerks From Marriage Licenses

The Lexington Courier-Journal reports: Matt Bevin promised Friday that soon after he becomes governor on Dec. 8, he will issue an executive order to remove the names of county clerks from marriage licenses – a step he said will protect county clerks from being jailed for their religious beliefs. “One thing I will take care of right away, we will ...

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KENTUCKY: Kim Davis Loses Yet Another Appeal

The Lexington Courier-Journal reports: Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis has lost another bid to delay issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Thursday denied her latest request for a reprieve. Davis stopped issuing marriage licenses after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage in June. Four couples sued her, and U.S. District ...

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KENTUCKY: Kim Davis & Liberty Counsel Celebrate Gubernatorial Win Of Teabagger Matt Bevin

“I congratulate Matt Bevin on his win. I am ecstatic. He is such a genuine and caring person. I will be forever thankful that he came to visit me while I was in jail. At a clerks’ meeting he hugged me and said he was praying for me. I am looking forward to his leadership as our new Governor.” – ...

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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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KENTUCKY: Gay Couple Who Made Kim Davis Globally Infamous Gets Married [VIDEO]

The Kentucky couple whose livid videotaped confrontation with Kim Davis catapulted the renegade clerk to global infamy has gotten married. The student newspaper of Morehead State reports: Two months ago, an infuriated David Moore pounded his fist on a counter in the Rowan County Clerk’s office as he pleaded for the right to wed his partner David Ermold. Now “the ...

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KENTUCKY: GOP Exploits Kim Davis & Marriage Backlash To Spur Evangelicals In Gubernatorial Race

How entirely unshocking. The Washington Post reports: Trailing narrowly in the polls ahead of tomorrow’s Kentucky gubernatorial election, Republicans are trying to motivate evangelicals by invoking the case of county clerk Kim Davis and the Supreme Court’s decision recognizing gay marriage. Republican Matt Bevin planned to emphasize economic issues in his campaign, but he discovered that voters preferred to talk ...

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POLL: Majority Says Kim Davis Should Do Her Job

As the Kim Davis saga continues to plod along in the courts, a poll released today reveals that a majority of Americans oppose religious exemptions for civil servants. The Associated Press reports: Most Americans — 56 percent — now think government officials who issue marriage licenses should be required to issue them to gay and lesbian couples even if they ...

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KENTUCKY: Couple Turned Away By Kim Davis Marries

The Associated Press reports: April Miller and Karen Roberts stood before a minister Saturday night, hand-in-hand, and said the two words they fought for months to exchange. “I will.” The people packed into the room around them jumped into a standing ovation. They all wore matching rainbow buttons that read #LoveWins. The couple, the first denied a license by Kentucky ...

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Liberty Counsel: The Associated Press Has Put Our Lives In Danger And Defamed Us By Reporting That We Are A Lying Hate Group

The Liberty Counsel has written a furious letter to the legal team at the Associated Press, accusing them of defamation for correctly reporting that the Liberty Counsel is a lying hate group. According to Mat Staver, the AP’s report has put his life in danger. Nutjob Austin Ruse, who himself has called for executing liberal college professors, writes at Breitbart: ...

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Mormon Church Leader Slams Kim Davis: We Shouldn’t Be Having Culture Wars Over Same-Sex Marriage

In a statement that will surely incite evangelical outrage, the head of the Mormon Church has denounced Kim Davis. The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Kim Davis, a county clerk in Kentucky, cannot use her Christian faith as a justification for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gays, a high-ranking Mormon authority said Tuesday. Public officials “are not free to apply ...

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Mat Staver: That Kim Davis Isn’t In Any Photos With The Pope Proves She Met Privately With The Pope

Yesterday Liberty Counsel head Mat Staver announced that the Vatican has finally posted its official photo galleries of the papal visit to the United States. And since Kim Davis isn’t IN any those photos, well – that just proves that she did indeed have a private audience with Pope Francis. Seriously.  Mat Staver: “The meeting with Kim Davis was unlike ...

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