Same-Sex Marriage

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Kentucky clerk details religious beliefs in denying marriage license to gay couples

The Kentucky clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples has revealed some details of her religious beliefs in a statement that follows a Supreme Court decision against her. In the Tuesday statement, Rowan County clerk Kim Davis says she owes her life to Jesus Christ. She says: "Following the death of my godly mother-in-law over four years ago, I went to church to fulfill her dying wish. There I heard a message of grace and forgiveness and surrendered my life to Jesus Christ." She also says that "to issue a marriage license which conflicts with God's definition of marriage, with my name affixed to the certificate, would violate my...