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Kentucky Clerk Denies Same-Sex Couples Marriage Licenses

The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a Kentucky County Clerk’s request for an emergency order to allow her to continue denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The Rowan County Clerk, Kim Davis, will be appealing a federal judge’s order that requires her to issue these licenses. Davis has not issued any same-sex licenses since the June decision from the U.S. Supreme Court granting marriage rights to everyone. Davis says that it violates her religious beliefs as a Christian to issue the licenses. She was later put in jail for defying a federal judge’s order.