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Jury Awards $100,000 to Gay Couple Rejected by Kim Davis

Posted on AllSides September 14th, 2023
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A federal jury has awarded $100,000 to a gay couple in Kentucky who sued former Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis for denying them a marriage license. Davis grabbed international attention after she refused, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage, to violate her personal religious beliefs opposing homosexuality by issuing licenses to same-sex couples. She also barred her staff from issuing licenses because she did not want her name or title to appear on the license. Afraid of being found guilty of discriminating against same-sex couples, Davis directed...

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