Kentucky Clerk Who Refuses To Issue Same Sex Marriage Licenses Will Return To Work Monday


Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis plans to return to work on Monday following her Sep. 8 release from jail. Davis spent five nights in custody after being held in contempt for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Liberty Counsel, the group representing Davis, released the plans alongside a statement from the clerk.

U.S. District Judge David Bunning released Davis from jail on the condition that she does not interfere with her deputy clerks issuing marriage licenses. However, her name and authority will continue to appear on the licenses, prompting Davis’ counsel to ask for an injunction to have her name removed. Davis argues that any official affiliation between herself and the marriage of same-sex couples violates her religious beliefs.

“I love God, love people, and love my work,” Davis said. “I hope we will continue to respect these values and that America remains a place where all three…

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