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US Supreme Court Rules Against Kentucky Official on Marriage Licenses

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request by a local court clerk in Kentucky to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples because doing so would violate her religious beliefs. Justice Elena Kagan issued a ruling Monday against an emergency application filed by lawyers for Kim Davis, an elected court clerk in Rowan County.  Davis stopped issuing marriage licenses to all couples in the county in the wake of the court's decision in June that legalized same-sex marriages across...

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