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Pope Did Not Give Unconditional Support To Clerk In Gay Marriage Row: Vatican

The Vatican is backing away from the controversy, saying that Kim Davis was one of “several dozen” people that Pope Francis met — and he wasn’t the one who invited her.

October 2, 2015

Pope Secretly Met Kentucky Clerk Over Gay Marriage Licenses

Davis said knowing that the pope agreed with what she was doing “kind of validates everything.”

September 30, 2015

Kentucky Clerk In Gay Marriage Dispute Switches To Republican Party

Kim Davis was once a longtime Democrat in eastern Kentucky — but she’s now a national hero to Republicans.

September 25, 2015

Endorse This: The Book Of Kim Davis’ Job

If a clerk refuses to issue legal documents according to the relevant requirement of the law — then maybe she isn’t actually good at her job.

September 24, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Beyond The GOP Debate

The twin GOP debates on Wednesday night were a five-hour opera of posturing nuttiness — but far from the only conservative inanity on display this week.

September 18, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Supreme Court Hazing?

Stephen Colbert had a point for Justice Stephen Breyer: Cameras in the court would sure help to promote their books.

September 15, 2015

Kentucky County Clerk Won’t Authorize, Or Block, Marriage Licenses

Davis said she doubted the validity of the licenses that are set to be issued, which she said would state that they are being issued under U.S. District Judge David Bunning’s order.

September 14, 2015

Religious Liberty Does Not Mean Taking Away Others’ Rights

Davis’ intransigence requires no Solomonic decision-making. She has no right to be Rowan County clerk. If she won’t do the job, she needs to step aside.

September 12, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Come Hell And High Water

Ah, America, where you can simultaneously hold the Constitution up as a holy totem and conveniently forget anything in it you don’t like.

September 11, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Undecided 2016’

Stephen Colbert highlighted the merchandise being sold by the presidential campaigns, and presented his own idea for an alternative branded merchandise.

September 10, 2015

Kim Davis And The Iowa-Or-Bust Syndrome

Christian conservatives are the most dominant group in Iowa’s GOP caucuses. Thus, the crazy contest to champion born-again, evangelical causes.

September 10, 2015

What A Performance In Kentucky

Crying and laughing at the same time, Kim Davis acted as if it was all she could do to collect herself after her emancipation. Great showmanship on her part.

September 10, 2015

Eye Of The Copyright: Huckabee And Kim Davis Told To Back Off Rock Song

Mike Huckabee and Kim Davis might believe in the sanctity of heterosexual marriage — but they apparently don’t believe in the sanctity of intellectual property.

September 9, 2015

Endorse This: Cruz Controlled

Just remember that there is something even more sacred than marriage: the campaign photo-op.

September 9, 2015

Analysis: Kim Davis And Presidential Politics Are Probably Not A Good Mix

In the long run, what voters prize most is good judgment about the issues that most affect their lives, and racing to the scene of the latest controversy could be seen as opportunistic.

September 9, 2015

Judge Releases Kim Davis From Jail; Rapturous Supporters Praise Her Courage

A Kentucky judge ordered the release Tuesday of Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk who had been jailed for refusing to comply with a court order to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

September 8, 2015

Jailed Kentucky Clerk Seeks Emergency Injunction In Gay Marriage Case

“The governor’s refusal to take elementary steps to protect religious liberties has now landed Kim Davis in jail,” Liberty Counsel founder and chairman Mat Staver said.

September 7, 2015

Kentucky Clerk Who Refused Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Starts New Appeal

“The contempt order itself was unlawful,” Roger Gannam, a lawyer for Kim Davis, told Reuters.

September 6, 2015

Endorse This: Love Wins (With A Court Order)

Bearing witness to these unions were a legion of news cameras, capturing another small victory for marriage equality.

September 4, 2015

Kentucky Clerk’s Office Issues Marriage License To Gay Couple, Ending Ban

A county clerk’s office in rural Kentucky issued a marriage license to a gay couple on Friday morning after defying a federal judge’s orders for months.

September 4, 2015

Kentucky Clerk Jailed For Denying Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds was held in contempt of court and jailed.

September 3, 2015

Clerk Kim Davis Will Be A Lonely Footnote in History

Tricky business, this righteous outrage. You have to be so careful not to sound like a hypocrite while you’re deriding hypocrisy.

September 3, 2015

Kentucky Clerk Continues To Deny Marriage Licenses, Defying Court Order

In a brief but tense encounter between Davis and a couple dozen marriage equality demonstrators, the clerk repeatedly said she was not issuing licenses.

September 1, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Beware The Gaystapo Goon Squad!

Homophobes, misogynists, bigots… what a wonderful world.

August 14, 2015