Marriage Equality

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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KENTUCKY: Thrice-Rejected Gay Couple Sues Rowan County And Clerk Kim Davis In Federal Court

After being turned away for a marriage license for the third time last week, a Kentucky gay couple has sued Rowan County and clerk Kim Davis in federal court. Davis is already being sued by the ACLU. Via Lexington’s CBS affiliate: The lawsuit was filed Aug. 25 in U.S. District Court by William Smith Jr. and James Yates, but a summons …

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Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver: All Kentucky Has To Do Is Take Kim Davis’s Name Off All Marriage Licenses

“Providing religious conviction accommodations is not antithetical for public employees. Throughout our history the courts have accommodated people’s deeply held religious beliefs. The Supreme Court’s marriage opinion does not suggest that religious accommodations cannot be made or that people have a fundamental right to receive a marriage license from a particular clerk. The stay request offers several options such as …

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Another Stalling Tactic: Kim Davis Re-Appeals

There’s less than an hour to go in the business day in Kentucky and county clerk Kim Davis has filed yet another notice of appeal.  I can’t even tell what this one is really about. Below is a screen shot from Equality Case Files.

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PETITION: Make Kim Davis Pay

Over 4000 have signed a Change.org petition to Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, demanding that county clerk Kim Davis be held personally liable for the legal costs associated with her battle against same-sex marriage. From the petition: Kim Davis is the Rowan county, KY court clerk who continues to defy the law by refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples …

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KENTUCKY: Barring Action From SCOTUS, Kim Davis Must Issue Marriage Licenses By The End Of Today

Unless the US Supreme Court acts on her stay demand, Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis must begin issuing marriage licenses to all qualified couples by the end of today’s business day. It was just last week when the federal appeals court upheld a ruling ordering the Kentucky clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Two straight couples and two …

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Belgium Leads Marriage Stats Comparison

The Canadian statistics site 10 And 3 has examined same-sex marriage rates in several nations, comparing the number of weddings that took place two years after legalization in each country. Their analysis suggests that same-sex marriages happen at a lower rate in strongly religious nations. They write: We dug into the numbers, and discovered that in some nations, like Belgium, same-sex …

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KENTUCKY: Trans Man Outs Himself As Having Been Granted Marriage License By Office Of County Clerk Kim Davis

LGBT activists and allies are once again outside the Rowan County courthouse this morning where local trans man Camryn Colen (third from left in photo) just outed himself to the press as having been issued a marriage license by the office of anti-LGBT county clerk Kim Davis.  JMG reader Tom Morgan is on the scene and he tells us that …

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Signorile: A Loss For Kim Davis Is A Win For The GOP

Michelangelo Signorile believes that while Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis will surely lose her battle, that loss will be a win for the GOP’s “religious liberty” crazies. He writes: If the Supreme Court denies Kim Davis’s stay the ball is back in a federal judge’s court. Because she is an elected official, only the legislature can remove her in an …

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KENTUCKY: Court DENIES Stay Extension Demand By County Clerk Kim Davis, SCOTUS Stay Demand Remains Pending

Kim Davis is having a VERY bad day.

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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: Anti-Gay County Clerk Kim Davis Demands Extension On Temporary Stay Due To Dissolve On Monday
UPDATE: Appeal Has Also Been Filed With SCOTUS

Four-times-married alleged dog-napping conspirator Kim Davis has demanded an extension on the temporary stay order due to dissolve on Monday, August 31st. The demand states that Davis has filed a separate stay demand to the Supreme Court, but we’ve not yet seen that. Equality Case Files has the extension demand: This Court granted Davis a temporary stay of the Injunction …

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KENTUCKY: Anti-Gay County Clerk Casey Davis Is Biking Across The State For His “Sister-In-Christ” Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Anti-gay Kentucky county clerk Casey Davis, who says the he’ll die to stop gay marriage because homosexuals deserve to know they are going to hell, has launched a new stunt. Via the Associated Press: Casey County Clerk Casey Davis has begun a bike ride across Kentucky to bring attention to the circumstances of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who has …

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IRELAND: Marriage Referendum Appealed To Supreme Court

Two men, one a Catholic [PHOTO] who was once jailed for contempt of court after declaring that the government had no right to dissolve his holy marriage-in-Jesus, have appealed Ireland’s marriage referendum to the Supreme Court. The Irish Journal reports: The two men who appealed the result of the marriage referendum have taken their appeal to the final hurdle of …

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Breitbart Promotes Anti-Gay Petition To Pope From The Red-Caped Catholic Loons, Over 500,000 Have Already Signed

Breitbart gleefully reports that over half a million have signed a petition from the red-caped Catholic loons which calls on Pope Francis to defend the “traditional family” and denounce same-sex marriage. Plus some other Catholic-y stuff! From the petition: Holy Father, In view of the Synod on the family to be held in October 2015, we filially address Your Holiness …

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Focus On The Family: Christians Put Their Jobs On The Line By Supporting Anti-Gay County Clerk Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Focus Of The Family has posted a recap of last week’s anti-gay rally in support of renegade Kentucky country clerk Kim Davis. According to FOTF, those brave martyred Christians “endangered their livelihoods” merely by showing up to wave misspelled signs about Jesus. In the clip below Davis and her totally not related but probably secretly related fellow clerk Casey Davis …

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KENTUCKY: Office Of Kim Davis Again Turns Away Gay Couple On Morning After Smackdown By Sixth Circuit Court

Yesterday afternoon the Sixth Circuit Court told Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis to suck it. And today her office again turned away a gay couple seeking a marriage license. Via the Associated Press: Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses, citing her Christian faith and constitutional right to religious freedom, since the landmark decision in …

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Kentucky County Clerk Casey Davis: It’s My Job To Tell Gays They’re Going To Hell & I’ll Fight Gay Marriage To The Death [AUDIO]

Clip 1: “If it takes my life, I will die for because I believe I owe that to the people that fought so I can have the freedom that I have, I owe that to them today, and you do, we all do. They fought and died so we could have this freedom and I’m going to fight and die …

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