Tag Archives: marriage equality

Ted Cruz Has The Kim Davis Sadz

“Today, judicial lawlessness crossed into judicial tyranny. Today, for the first time ever, the government arrested a Christian woman for living according to her faith. This is wrong. This is not America. I stand with Kim Davis. Unequivocally. I stand with every American that the Obama Administration is trying to force to chose between honoring his or her faith or …

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BREAKING: At Least Three Rowan County Clerks Dodge Jail And Will Issue Marriage Licenses
UPDATE: Only Davis’ Son Will Not Comply

Three of the six deputy clerks in Rowan County have decided that they don’t want to follow their boss into jail and will issue marriage licenses. After Kim Davis was led out of court in the custody of federal marshals, Judge David Bunning called the six deputy clerks back in to decide their own fates. It’s not yet known how …

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BREAKING: Kim Davis IN CUSTODY, Headed To Jail

Judge David Bunning has cited Kim Davis for contempt of court and she is now in custody and being marched off to jail. From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was taken to jail Thursday by U.S. Marshals after a federal judge found her in contempt of court for ignoring his order to issue marriage licenses. U.S. District …

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The Kim Davis Choir: God Said It, That Settles It!

Female members of Kim Davis’ Apostolic cult are reportedly commanded to dress modestly, are forbidden to cut their hair, and must not wear penis-encouraging make-up or jewelry. Gruesome ankle-length denim skirts are apparently the rage. (Pants are from Satan!) Photo by Dominic Holden at Buzzfeed. Congregants from Pioneer Pentecostal Holiness Church in Vanceburg are at the courthouse for #KentuckyClerk. pic.twitter.com/teDMOgu8Q2 …

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Christian Love On Display At Davis Hearing [VIDEO]

If you don’t support Kim Davis, you totally deserve to get AIDS and spend eternity writhing in an agonizing lake of fire. Because Jesus loves you so fucking much he’s going to kill you and then torture you until the end of time. As you’ll see in the short clip below, the Davis hearing has brought out some of the …

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Kim Davis: I’m Ready To Go To Jail For Jesus

Todd Starnes (who else?) has the “exclusive” statement from Kim Davis. He writes: Kim Davis could become the first Christian in America jailed as a result of the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage. “I’ve weighed the cost and I’m prepared to go to jail, I sure am,” Mrs. Davis told me in an exclusive interview. “This has never been …

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REPORT: Rowan County Deputy Clerks Would Issue Marriage Licenses, But They’re Afraid Of Kim Davis

According to Rowan County Attorney Cecil Watkins, the deputy clerks in Kim Davis’ office would issue same-sex marriage licenses, but they’re too afraid of their boss to come forward. Watkins made the claim in an interview with the Kentucky Trial Court Review, which has recapped the not yet published story on their Facebook page. An excerpt: Watkins indicates that Kim …

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KENTUCKY: Senate Leader Asks Judge To Delay Action Against Kim Davis Until Legislature Resumes

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: Kentucky’s top two legislative leaders repeated Wednesday their support for a special legislative session to pass legislation that would both resolve Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ ongoing conflict with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage and to conform state law to that ruling. And one of those leaders, Senate President Robert Stivers, on Wednesday …

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TENNESSEE: Judge Denies Straight Couple’s Divorce Because Obergefell Has Destroyed Marriage Laws

A judge in Tennessee has refused to grant a straight couple their requested divorce because all marriage laws are now meaningless due to the Obergefell ruling. Hamilton County Chancellor Jeffrey Atherton denied the divorce petition last week after hearing from seven witnesses and going through 77 exhibits. Among several reasons he cited in rejecting the couple’s divorce, one was the …

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Focus On The Family: Gays Oppose Kim Davis Because They Secretly Hate Themselves [VIDEO]

According to Focus On The Family spokesman Stuart Shepard, the real reason that activists are so angry at Kim Davis is because they secretly hate themselves. And that internal “pain” will never go away because Jesus. Shepard first came to our attention back in 2008 when Keith Olbermann named him that day’s “worst person in the world” for asking FOTF …

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Editorial Cartoon Of The Day

Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Nick Anderson, whose work is syndicated to more than 100 newspapers, is bound to get some backlash for yesterday’s panel. You may recall that Fox News went ballistic on Anderson when he was awarded the Pulitzer back in 2005.

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Mike Huckabee Calls Kim Davis, Offers Congratulations For Standing Against Illegal Gay Marriages

“I spoke with Kim Davis this morning to offer my prayers and support. I let her know how proud I am of her for not abandoning her religious convictions and standing strong for religious liberty. She is showing more courage and humility than just about any federal office holder in Washington. Kim is asking the perfect question: ‘Under what law …

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Kim Davis Tries To Stay Out Of Jail

Here is today’s nonsense via Equality Case Files: Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 6(b), Local Rule 7.1, and Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 8(a)(1), Defendant/Third-Party Plaintiff Kim Davis (“Davis”), by and through her undersigned counsel, hereby moves for this Court to enter an injunction pending appeal of this Court’s August 25, 2015 order (D.E. 58), which is the …

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HRC Head Chad Griffin On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

Human Rights Campaign head Chad Griffin predicts a bad day for Kim Davis tomorrow.

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ALABAMA: State Handed $200,000 Legal Fees Bill For Futile Battle Against Same-Sex Marriage

More than a few states have been forced to fork over giant piles of dough to pay the lawyers for the good guys, but THIS one might be the sweetest of all. AL.com reports: Attorneys that represented the lesbian couple that successfully sued to overturn Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban are asking the state to reimburse them for nearly $200,000 in …

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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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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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