Kentucky County Clerk Jailed For Not Issuing Marriage Licenses To Gay Couples

A Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has been taken to jail after being found in contempt of a U.S. federal judge's order to issue the documents, according to news services. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue marriage licenses, citing her religious beliefs, following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage. U.S. District Judge David Bunning told Davis she would remain in jail until she complied with his order, the Associated Press reported.

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