Marriage Equality

Matt Baume On The “Kim Davis Cloning Act” [VIDEO]

“Imagine if there was a whole army of Kim Davises turning away same-sex couples at every level of government, and there was no way to make them to obey the law. That’s just what Congress is considering: a bill that would create unlimited Kim Davis copycats across the entire country. Not only would it let anyone refuse to recognize same-sex …

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Kim Davis Appeals To Governor: Let Me Out Of Jail

Via press release from the Liberty Counsel: Today, on behalf of Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis, Liberty Counsel filed a request for an order providing relief pending appeal against Gov. Steven Beshear at the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeal. This is an emergency request for the Governor to accommodate Kim’s religious conviction, which would free her from jail. “Today …

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SOUTH DAKOTA: Marriage Plaintiffs Wed Alongside Six Other Couples At Mt. Rushmore [VIDEO]

Via South Dakota’s Fox affiliate: Sunday, history was made as same–sex couples gathered under the Mount Rushmore National Monument, to celebrate national marriage equality. The event, organized by the women who challenged South Dakota’s ban on same–sex marriages, took place in the amphitheater of the memorial, something that has never been done before. Nancy Rosenbrahn, who sued the state along …

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Kim Davis Appeals Contempt Ruling

The Liberty Counsel today filed notice that they are appealing the contempt ruling that has jailed Kim Davis since Thursday. Reuters reports: “The contempt order itself was unlawful,” Roger Gannam, a lawyer for Davis, told Reuters. Gannam is an attorney with Liberty Counsel, a Florida-based Christian religious advocacy organization that said it would back her legal fight. The notice of …

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Stephanopoulos Grills Huckabee On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

George Stephanopoulos today asked Mike Huckabee if he would resign the presidency over gay marriage. Huckabee dodged the question, saying that would never happen because there’s no such thing. Mediaite recaps: Stephanopoulos asked Huckabee exactly what’s the difference between Davis’ actions and refusing to issue interracial marriage licenses. Huckabee insisted it’s totally different because interracial marriage doesn’t “redefine” the institution of …

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Red State Update On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

“If John Cox had just gotten 4% more of the vote – which in Morehead, Kentucky is like, what, six people – if John Cox had just tied a Baja Blast on a string to a stick and lured some hillbillies out of their mobile meth lab and down to the voting stump – we would not be watching Kim …

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KENTUCKY: Hundreds Rally Outside Jail Holding Kim Davis, ‘Satan Is Using Judge Bunning’ [VIDEO]

The Lexington Courier-Journal reports: Hundreds of people gathered outside the Carter County Detention Center on Saturday and prayed for jailed Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who was locked up just a few hundred feet away. “She won’t bow, I promise you,” her husband, Joe Davis, told the crowd while dressed in overalls and a camouflage ball cap. He said he …

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TEXAS: State Hit With $740,000 Bill For Legal Fees In Failed Battle Against Same-Sex Marriage

Remember when the haters “celebrated” the tenth anniversary of the Texas ban on same-sex marriage? An anniversary which never came? Here’s some REALLY delicious cake for them: The attorneys for same-sex couples who successfully challenged Texas’ gay marriage ban in federal court are seeking nearly three-quarters of a million dollars in fees and costs from the state. In a 27-page …

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Chris Hayes Smacks Down Mat Staver [VIDEO]

You’ll enjoy this. Crooks & Liars has the recap: Chris Hayes is getting better at dealing with all-out crazy people on his show, but I won’t lie — this is still painful to watch. Liberty Counsel director Mat Staver, who is Kim Davis’ attorney, appeared to cry a river on Hayes’ show over Davis’ continued incarceration. At one point, he …

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David Barton On Jailing Kim Davis: Man’s Law Is Not Allowed To Contradict God’s Law [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla recaps at Right Wing Watch: While [Glenn] Beck said that he sympathizes with Davis, he cannot understand why she has not been fired for refusing to do her job. Barton, predictably, responded by asserting that Davis is entirely in the right to refuse to allow her office to issue marriage licenses to gay couples because “the Founding Fathers …

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Breitbart Legal Editor: Kim Davis Has No Right To Impose Her Religion On County Staffers

Breitbart legal editor Ken Klukowski used to be the “Director Of Religious Liberty” at the Family Research Council and these days he’s the senior counsel at the equally foul Liberty Institute. Therefore you’ll likely be surprised at his latest column at Breitbart. He writes: As Breitbart News explained earlier this week, Davis is not merely claiming a First Amendment right …

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Trump: Kim Davis Should Obey “The Law Of The Land”

Maggie Gallagher whined too soon as this morning Donald Trump addressed the jailing of Kim Davis on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. But she still will be VERY unhappy. Trump: “Well, look, the decision came down from the Supreme Court, Gene, so I’m a believer on both sides of the picture. I would say the simple answer is let her clerks do …

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KENTUCKY: Marriage Licenses Begin In Rowan County!

Suck it, Kim Davis! The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: James Yates and William Smith Jr. paid $35.50 and filled out some paperwork early Friday to become the first couple to get a marriage license in Rowan County since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage June 26, prompting a license ban by County Clerk Kim Davis. With Davis in jail on …

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Free Republic Founder Melts Down Over Kim Davis: Homosexualist Nazis Have Declared War On Christianity

“I stand with Kim Davis! I will not comply! Free Republic is and always will remain a pro-God, pro-life, pro-family, pro-constitution, pro-liberty site. The recent SCOTUS ruling against marriage is a travesty against God, country and constitution. It is a shot against Christianity. The government has now officially declared war on Christianity and against individual Christians. Kim Davis is the …

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