"This is what the other side wants," says Kenneth Upton, senior counsel for Lambda Legal. "This is a Biblical story: to go to jail for your faith."
Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel -- the attorney of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis -- said the licenses are "not worth paper that they are written on."
"Now we can breathe. I'm still ecstatic and happy."
The judge believes SCOTUS changed the definition of marriage; therefore, it must also change the definition of divorce.
But there's no sign the Rowan County clerk is getting out of jail soon.
"I just want the licenses given out. I don't want her in jail. No one wanted her in jail."
Huckabee said Friday that he intends to hold a rally in support of her plight.
As a gay couple walked out of a Kentucky clerk's office with their marriage license, Kim Davis supporters shrieked "I'm telling you the truth because I love you," while opponents yelled back, "Jesus loves everyone!"
Judge Vance Day has told his staff to send same-sex couples elsewhere due to his religious beliefs.
A gay man claims his outfit -- metallic red shorts and a tank top -- triggered an assault and homophobic taunting at a frat party.
"Ms. Davis [sic] is in an unfortunate situation of her own creation. She is not a martyr. No one created a martyr today."
U.S. District Judge David Bunning said he had no choice but to jail Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis for contempt.
"Oaths mean things," Judge Bunning said, shortly before sending Davis to jail.
Before she was led away, Davis told the judge that she can't comply with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide.
"That's what marriage is about - to show other people you are in a long-term relationship."
When Kim Davis was asked if the county insurance would pay a fine, she said: "I was told they would drop me like a hot potato."
Kim Davis she would be jailed until she complied with his order to issue the licenses.
Sen. Phil Berger says the law that is causing magistrates to recuse themselves will probably prevent situations like the one in Kentucky.
The protections are part of a much broader proposed regulation released Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Demonstrators outside are waving signs, chanting and singing hymns as they wait for Rowan County clerk Kim Davis to arrive.
U.S. District Judge David Bunning has ordered Davis and all her deputy clerks to appear at an 11am hearing.
"She is showing more courage and humility than just about any federal office holder in Washington," said Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.
"Government officials are free to disagree with the law, but not disobey it," U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey wrote in a statement
"We are going to make something happen about this. We are not going to sit by and let her say that we can't get married."
Davis' attorneys want to delay Judge Bunning's orders to appeal to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel says Davis’ marriage and childbearing history is “not really relevant.”
Judge Robert A. Zarnoch says that clearer laws governing the rights of same-sex couples need to be established up by state legislators.
Kim Davis refuses to relent, and refuses to surrender in the battle over who can and can't be wed.
In a statement, Davis said that "to issue a marriage license which conflicts with God's definition of marriage... would violate my conscience."
On the heels of Pope Francis' visit to Cuba and the United States September 19-27, here's a primer on where he stands on key issues.
Kim Davis says her office is continuing to deny marriage licenses to gay couples "under God's authority."
A defiant county clerk in Kentucky has again refused to issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Rowan County clerk Kim Davis will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her "moment of truth."
A lawyer representing Kim Davis said "she's going to have to think and pray about her decision overnight."
"She’s rocking and rolling and having a good time."
"“I was standing on a bridge about four or five years ago... However, looking back, the idea that I would jump was ridiculous."
"She saw just a straight couple in love, and she should see everybody like that."
"Our law says 'one man and one woman' and that is what I held my hand up and took an oath to and that is what I expected."
"People can come and either talk to me, or a gay female officer, " says Sergeant Craig Lovelace.
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"Our main demand is that the rights of the sexual minorities should be guaranteed in the new constitution," said Pinky Gurung of the Blue Diamond Society
The Rowan County Attorney wants clerk Kim Davis charged with misconduct -- a step that may help oust her from her position.
The University of Tennessee Office for Diversity and Inclusion is asking students and faculty to use the pronouns in order to create a more inclusive campus,
Child sex-abuse charges against prominent gay rights activist Terry Bean will likely be dismissed, since the alleged victim is unlikely to show up for trial.
A note on the door did not explain the office's closure.
The couples and two gay-rights groups filed suit Aug. 12 to challenge the 2000 adoption ban.
The Supreme Court says the constitution guarantees gay people have the right to marry, but Davis contends the First Amendment guarantees her the right of religious freedom.
A formulaic blessing by Pope Francis of a lesbian children's book publisher and her partner had been interpreted by the press as an endorsement of their lifestyle.
The prefix -- intended for people who don't identify as Mr., Ms., Mrs., or Miss -- has been officially added into the lexicon.
“I’ve gone to gay weddings. I’ve been at gay weddings. I have been against it from the standpoint of Bible..."
Do Caitlyn Jenner and Cecil Halloween costumes really reach that "never-OK" line?
He also says, "At the end of the day, Chick-fil-A will probably be in [Denver International Airport]."
"He’s not the only one in the family who’s gay," his cousin says, "and, personally, I couldn’t care less.”
This increases the likelihood that Republicans in the statehouse will push legislation to change it.
Djamil Bangoura, president of gay rights group Prudence, said Friday that Senegal must stop condemning people who are different.
"The next obvious step is a homosexual may come to your church and demand to be hired."
Municipal Judge and Circuit Court Magistrate Ruth Neely of Pinedale faces an upcoming hearing due to statements she made that she would not perform same-sex marriages.
"It's getting tedious. We get torn down, built back up, torn down, built back up."
"He was victimized by everything and everyone and could never quite grasp the fact that he was the common denominator in all of these really sometimes serious interpersonal conflicts."
The article claims the rainbow flag is "seen by many as a symbol of anti-Christian hate."
"I won’t say he was proud of it," a family member said, "but he wasn’t ashamed, either."