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US Court Clerk Still Jailed in Gay Marriage Rights Case

The Kentucky court clerk who is defying a U.S. federal judge's order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples remained in jail Monday even as her lawyer appeals the ruling that landed her behind bars. Kim Davis, a born-again Christian, has been jailed since Thursday for contempt of court after she refused to issue the licenses because she said that authorizing the gay marriages would violate her religious beliefs. Her lawyer is appealing her jailing, saying that to issue the...

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