Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Says Marriage Licenses Being Issued Without Her Authority – ABC News
Kentucky clerk Kim Davis returned to work this morning for the first time since being jailed for disobeying a judge’s order for denying marriage licenses to gay couples, saying she wants her name and title removed from the licenses currently being issued by her office. Choking back tears at a news conference before her return to work, a defiant Davis said she is faced with a “seemingly impossible choice … my conscience or my freedom,” referring to her opposition to same-sex marriages. “I’m no hero,” she added.
Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Released From Jail Jailed Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis: What’s Next for Her in Ongoing Marriage License Battle Meet the 1st Same-Sex Couple to Get Marriage License in Rowan County Despite her assertion that her deputies don’t have her authority to issue marriage licenses, Rowan County Deputy Clerk Brian Mason issued a license this morning to the first same-sex couple to apply after Davis’ return to the office. Davis never left her office during the process.