Marriage Equality

Dan Savage Goes Off On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Last night Dan Savage appeared on MSNBC to declare that Kim Davis “will never have to an honest day’s work ever again in her life” due to her newfound martyrdom. “This is a woman who’s been divorced three times and married four times,” he said, reading from the US News & World Report article that pointed out Davis “gave birth …

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BOMBSHELL: Kim Davis Was Knocked Up With Another Man’s Twins While Married To First Husband

We all knew that Kim Davis has been married four times, but this is some Maury Povich-level fuckery. US News & World Report has the bombshell revelation that she was knocked up with another man’s twins four months before her first divorce. They write: The Kentucky county clerk facing potentially stiff penalties for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses has …

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Roy Moore’s Foundation For Moral Law Praises Kim Davis: We Hope Millions Will Follow Her Example

The Foundation For Moral Law, which was founded by Roy Moore and advocates for replacing the US government with a “biblical theocracy,” has issued a press release in support of Kim Davis. They write: Kim Davis, Clerk of Court in and for Rowan County, Kentucky, holds religious beliefs that conflict with same-sex marriage. She has therefore declared, “under God’s authority,” …

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Quote Of The Day – John Corvino

“Many have commented on the fact that Davis herself has been divorced several times. As a strategic matter, this makes her a rather poor poster child for ‘traditional Christian marriage’: Jesus himself treats divorce and remarriage as akin to adultery. But the point is not merely ad hominem: Davis’s willingness to impose a standard of marriage on gays that she …

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NOM Exploits Kim Davis With Money Beg

“Kim Davis wasn’t going to lie, or violate her faith. She would not allow her name to be used to spread a falsehood — attesting that two men are married to each other, or two women either. If refusing to issue same-sex ‘marriage’ licenses while issuing heterosexual licenses was not permitted, then her solution was to not issue any marriage …

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Kim Davis Issues Statement: I’ll Never Obey SCOTUS Because I Don’t Want To Go To Hell

The Liberty Counsel has issued a statement from Kim Davis. It reads in full: “I have worked in the Rowan County Clerk’s office for 27 years as a Deputy Clerk and was honored to be elected as the Clerk in November 2014, and took office in January 2015. I love my job and the people of Rowan County. I have …

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ACLU Files Contempt Of Court Motion Against Kim Davis, Say They Don’t Want Her Incarcerated UPDATE: Hearing On Motion Set For Thursday

The ACLU has filed a federal motion asking that Kim Davis be cited for contempt of court. The motion declares that the ACLU is not seeking to have Davis arrested. From the motion: Plaintiffs have established a prima facia case, in that they have shown by sufficient evidence that Defendant Davis, in refusing to grant Plaintiffs Miller and Roberts a …

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KENTUCKY: Fourth Husband Of Kim Davis Says She’s “Standing For God,” Hints He’ll Use Gun To Defend Her

The Associated Press reports: The husband of a Kentucky county clerk who’s refusing to issue gay marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling says his wife is committed to her faith and is “standing for God.” Joe Davis arrived at the Rowan County courthouse Tuesday morning to check on his wife, clerk Kim Davis, shortly after she again denied …

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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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