Tag Archives: marriage equality

Searching For The “Gay Friends” Of Kim Davis

Yesterday Kim Davis told ABC News that she not only has gay friends, she’s personally denied them a marriage license.  The search for these alleged friends is now on. First, let’s hear from Kentucky Equality: Does Kim Davis have gay friends whom she has denied marriage licenses as she claimed to ABC’s Good Morning America? Are you one of her ...

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Kim Davis: If I Had A Gay Child, He Wouldn’t Get A Marriage License From Me [VIDEO]

ABC News is spreading their Kim Davis interview across several shows, starting with GMA this morning, then The View, with more to come tonight on Nightline. A few days ago Mat Staver twice outrageously claimed that somebody on The View had called for Davis to be killed, but sadly they did not address that lie today. According to ABC reporter ...

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Mat Staver: The ACLU Wants The Scalp Of Kim Davis To “Hang On The Wall As A Trophy”

“They want her scalp to hang on the wall as a trophy. Kim Davis has made a good faith effort to comply with the court’s order and has not prevented the issuance of marriage licenses by Deputy Clerks. While these licenses do not have her name on them, the Governor said last Monday they were valid. Judge Bunning also said ...

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Channel Island Of Jersey Approves Gay Marriage

By a vote of 37-4, the legislature of the Channel Island of Jersey today voted to approve same-sex marriage. Jersey (formally: the States Of Jersey), population 100,000, is not a part of the United Kingdom and is a “self-governing parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy, with its own financial, legal and judicial systems,” according to Wikipedia. Other “Crown dependencies” such ...

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Kim Davis: I’m Ready To Go Back To Jail [VIDEO]

Good Morning America this morning aired their interview with an always sobbing Kim Davis, who says that she’s prepared to return to jail and that God is the only authority she obeys. Davis added that the licenses issued since her release from jail “are not valid in God’s eyes.” Oh, and she TOTALLY has gay friends. Via ABC News: “What ...

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BREAKING: ACLU Tells Court That Kim Davis Is Defying Judge By Altering Marriage Licenses

Via the Wall Street Journal: Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against a Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples filed a motion Monday evening arguing that she is once again violating a federal court’s orders and asking a judge to enforce them. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds, spent ...

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Kim Davis To Make First TV Interviews

Via the Hollywood Reporter: After spending nearly a month in the public eye, Kim Davis has agreed to her first formal interviews. The divisive Kentucky county clerk will appear on the Sept. 22 episode of ABC’s Good Morning America and the Sept. 23 episode of Fox News Channel’s The Kelly File. ABC News will tease its Kentucky visit between Paula ...

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Video Game: Condemn Kim Davis

JMG reader Andrea points us to a just-launched game for smartphones: Fight Kim, Defeat Kim, Condemn Her. Battle against bigotry and achieve equality for all. Join us in a battle for the ages. On one side of this virtual battle field littered with shredded paper and sadness, festers Kim – an agent of civil discrimination. On the other side, the ...

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David Sedaris On Obergefell

David Sedaris has written a piece on the Obergefell ruling for the New Yorker. Most of the piece is classic Sedaris sardonic hilarity, but let’s jump to the finish: It wasn’t until the following day that the reality set in. I was out on the side of a busy road with my litter picker, collecting the shreds of a paper ...

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Andy Samberg Rips “Intolerant” Kim Davis And “Racist” Donald Trump In Emmys Monologue [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: In addition to his opening song about the over abundance of TV and some more jokes about the television industry, host Andy Samberg worked a few political jokes into his Emmy Awards monologue. “Donald Trump, of course, is running for president, to the delight of uncles everywhere,” Samberg said. “But I’ve gotta say, sure, Donald Trump seems racist…. ...

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KENTUCKY: Lawyer For Deputy Clerk Brian Mason Says Kim Davis Defied Judge By Altering License Forms

The Associated Press reports: The attorney for one of the deputy clerks in Kim Davis’ office says Davis disobeyed a federal judge’s order when she altered marriage license forms for same-sex couples. Deputy Clerk Brian Mason has been issuing marriage licenses in Rowan County over the objections of Davis, the elected county clerk who believes same-sex marriage is a sin. ...

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Tweet Of The Week: Jim Obergefell

BOOM! Obergefell’s tweet links to today’s batshittery in Tennessee, where two of God’s Own Lawmakers have vowed to void the Supreme Court with a bill just like all the dozens already struck down. This time it will WORK, people! Bryan Fischer is ecstatic: “Two Tennessee lawmakers are showing the rest of the United States the way to strike a lethal ...

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House Veterans Affairs Committee Rejects Bill To Grant Spousal Benefits To Gay Veterans

Rep. Dina Titus (photo) calls the vote a slap in the face to gay veterans. Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: A measure that would have changed federal law to reflect that gay, lesbian and bisexual veterans are entitled to spousal benefits narrowly failed in a House committee on Thursday — thanks in part to a Democrat who voted ...

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TENNESSEE: Husband Of Kim Davis Headlines Rally For Bill To Void Obergefell Ruling [VIDEO]

The husband of Kim Davis and Rafael Cruz, father of Ted Cruz, headlined a Nashville rally yesterday as lawmakers introduced a bill that seeks to void the Obergefell ruling. The Tennessean reports: “Natural marriage between one (1) man and one (1) woman as recognized by the people of Tennessee remains the law in Tennessee, regardless of any court decision to ...

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Court To Kim Davis: Didn’t We Just Tell You To Suck It?

The Liberty Counsel’s unbroken losing streak remains intact as the Sixth Circuit Court has YET AGAIN told Kim Davis to suck it regarding her incessant stay demands. Equality Case Files has the latest smackdown below.

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IRELAND: High Court Swats Down Referendum Challenge, Marriages To Commence Within Months

Reuters reports: Gay couples in Ireland should be able to marry before the end of the year after the country’s Supreme Court refused to allow an appeal following an unsuccessful legal challenge to May’s landmark same-sex marriage referendum. Ireland became the first country to adopt gay marriage via a popular vote, with the backing of 62 percent of voters, signaling ...

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ALABAMA: Probate Judge Wants To Be Next Kim Davis

The next Kim Davis may be Alabama probate Judge Nick Williams, who has filed a motion with the state Supreme Court in which he demands the right not to officiate at same-sex weddings, which are a “license to engage in sodomy.” AL.com reports: Williams filed the petition for declaratory judgment or protective order in light of the recent jailing of ...

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Huckabee Vs Bush On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

It was no surprise that Mike Huckabee got last night’s Kim Davis question during the main GOP debate. But really, giving that question to the looniest anti-gay nutjob on the stage (close runner-up: Ted Cruz) is the best thing we could have hoped for.

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ALABAMA: Crackpot Bill To Ban All Marriage Licenses Dies In State House Despite 53-36 Majority Vote

This was actually a close one.  AL.com reports: The House voted 53-36 in favor of the bill. But it required a two-thirds vote for approval because it was not part of the governor’s call for the special session. Rep. Jim Hill, R-Odenville, who sponsored the bill in the House, said the intent was to address some problems that have arisen ...

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Sixth Circuit Court To Kim Davis: Suck It

Another day, another smackdown for the Liberty Counsel and their star martyr. Talking Points Memo has the latest: A motion by Kim Davis — the anti-gay marriage clerk in Kentucky — to halt a requirement that she issue marriage licenses to gay couples was denied by a federal appeals court Tuesday. Davis is suing Kentucky Gov. Steven Beshear (R) and ...

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