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US Court Clerk Relents on Gay Marriage Licenses

A defiant U.S. courthouse clerk, who was jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, returned to work Monday, saying she would not block her deputy from issuing them, but questioned the documents' validity without her authorization. Hours after Kim Davis showed up at the Rowan County courthouse in Kentucky, the deputy, Brian Mason, issued a marriage license to a lesbian couple, Shannon Wampler and Carmen Collins. Davis returned to work after being jailed for five...

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