Worker’s shirt asserts: ‘My name is not Kim Davis’

Kim Tabor, a clerk at the judicial center in Morehead, KY., wears a T-shirt to work claiming she is not Kim Davis, the  Rowan County clerk, Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015. Tabor, who works across the street from Davis, had the T-shirt made after people confusing her office with Davis' would enter the building and start screaming at her. According to Tabor, the bright orange T-shirt breaks the tension and lightens the mood of those than come into the judicial center.

Kim Tabor, a clerk at the judicial center in Morehead, KY., wears a T-shirt to work claiming she is not Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk, Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015. Tabor, who works across the street from Davis, had the T-shirt made after people confusing her office with Davis' would enter the building and start screaming at her. According to Tabor, the bright orange T-shirt breaks the tension and lightens the mood of those than come into the judicial center. AP Photo/ Dylan T. Lovan

Kim Tabor, a clerk at the judicial center in Morehead, KY., wears a T-shirt to work claiming she is not Kim Davis, the  Rowan County clerk, Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015. Tabor, who works across the street from Davis, had the T-shirt made after people confusing her office with Davis' would enter the building and start screaming at her. According to Tabor, the bright orange T-shirt breaks the tension and lightens the mood of those than come into the judicial center. AP Photo/ Dylan T. Lovan

Kim Tabor, a clerk at the judicial center in Morehead, KY., wears a T-shirt to work claiming she is not Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk, Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015. Tabor, who works across the street from Davis, had the T-shirt made after people confusing her office with Davis’ would enter the building and start screaming at her. According to Tabor, the bright orange T-shirt breaks the tension and lightens the mood of those than come into the judicial center.

To many, Kim Davis has become a household name. The Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk has garnered national attention for weeks for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

Just across the street from her office, another local worker shares her first name — but Kim Tabor is tired of being mistaken for the embattled clerk, and she wants to clear up the confusion.

She made herself a bright orange T-shirt that announces: “Hello. My name is not Kim Davis.”

Tabor works for the circuit clerk. She says people calling from all over the country have confused the two Kims and have misdirected their wrath toward Tabor.

Tabor says most people she passes in her T-shirt smile and laugh amid the chaos swirling around town.

Protesters, television cameras and reporters have swarmed the government buildings where both women work. Tabor says she wants people who’ve seen her hometown on the news to know something: “We are so much more than what’s going on today.”

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