Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Appeals Ruling That Sent Her To Jail

By MarketWatch Pulse

The Kentucky clerk who was sent to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples has appealed the decision to put her behind bars, according to media reports. Attorneys for Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis officially appealed the ruling on Sunday, but the three-page motion doesn't include any arguments why her attorneys think she should be released. Instead it amends Davis's earlier appeal of the ruling. The Kentucky clerk stopped issuing all marriage licences in June after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. On Friday, her deputy clerks started issuing marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples, but her lawyers argue they are worthless because Davis hasn't authorized them, reports said.

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