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U.S. District Court Releases Kentucky Clerk from Custody


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U.S. District Court Releases Kentucky Clerk from Custody

MOREHEAD, Ky. - U.S. District Judge David Bunning today released Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis from custody of the U.S. Marshals under order that she not interfere with deputy clerks issuing marriage licenses to all legally eligible couples. On September 3, Davis was found in contempt of court for violating an order that required her to uphold her duty as a public official and issue marriage licenses to Rowan County couples immediately.

The following comment may be attributed to William Sharp, legal director of the ACLU of Kentucky, representing plaintiffs in this case:

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Kim Davis should be fired. The 1st Amendment is Freedom Of Religion.That doesn't mean you make laws according to any religions. She can still practice her religion. She won't have to attend any same sex weddings. The only thing she'd have to do is authorize them.