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Three couples receive marriage licenses from Kim Davis’s office

Friday, September 4, 2015
Rowan County deputy clerk Brian Mason, left, hands James Yates, and his partner William Smith Jr., their marriage license at the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. After four attempts, Yates and Smith were finally issued their marriage license.
"Now we can breathe. I'm still ecstatic and happy." ...

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Judge tells straight couple they can’t divorce because of gay marriage

Friday, September 4, 2015
Tennessee County Chancery Judge Jeffrey Atherton.
The judge believes SCOTUS changed the definition of marriage; therefore, it must also change the definition of divorce. ...

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Kim Davis’ attorneys schedule a news conference Friday afternoon

Friday, September 4, 2015
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis listens to a customer following her office's refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.
But there's no sign the Rowan County clerk is getting out of jail soon. ...

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Kim Davis remains in jail; Kentucky couples come and get marriage licenses

Friday, September 4, 2015
James Yates, left, hugs his partner William Smith Jr., after receiving their marriage license at the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Deputy clerk Brian Mason issued the license, congratulating the couple and shaking their hands as he smiled.
"I just want the licenses given out. I don't want her in jail. No one wanted her in jail." ...

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Mike Huckabee to visit Kim Davis in jail (UPDATED)

Friday, September 4, 2015
In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, former Arkansas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee speaks to reporters in Little Rock, Ark. Huckabee is scheduled to visit a Kentucky jail next week to meet with a county clerk imprisoned because she ignored repeated court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Huckabee, a Baptist pastor, plans to host a rally in county clerk Kim Davis’ honor after the private meeting outside the Carter County Detention Center.
Huckabee said Friday that he intends to hold a rally in support of her plight. ...

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BREAKING: Heated protests after Kentucky gay couple gets license

Friday, September 4, 2015
Rowan County deputy clerk Brian Mason, left, shakes hands with James Yates and his partner William Smith Jr. after issuing their their marriage license at the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. After four attempts, Yates and Smith were the first gay couple to receive their marriage license, hours after the county's defiant clerk was hauled to jail for refusing to license same-sex marriages.
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!" ...

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Now, this Oregon Judge refuses to perform same-sex marriages

Friday, September 4, 2015
Judge Vance Day
Judge Vance Day has told his staff to send same-sex couples elsewhere due to his religious beliefs. ...

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Frat boys allegedly attack gay man, strip him naked, in possible hate crime

Friday, September 4, 2015
Police are currently investigating an allegedly hate crime that took place at a University of North Dakota frat house.
A gay man claims his outfit -- metallic red shorts and a tank top -- triggered an assault and homophobic taunting at a frat party. ...

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Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed

Thursday, September 3, 2015
Kim Davis' mugshot
"Ms. Davis [sic] is in an unfortunate situation of her own creation. She is not a martyr. No one created a martyr today." ...

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BREAKING: Kim Davis rejects deal; is really going to jail

Thursday, September 3, 2015
A protester waives a rainbow flag outside the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.  Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has defied federal court orders to hand out marriage licenses, saying her religious beliefs don't let her endorse same-sex marriage. A judge has ordered her to appear Thursday. If she continues to refuse to follow the law, she could be hit with fines or jail time.
U.S. District Judge David Bunning said he had no choice but to jail Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis for contempt. ...

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