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General News    H3'ed 9/8/15

Jailed Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Asks Court to Block Governor's Order

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Kim Davis, jailed for her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses continued her legal fight Monday, asking a federal appeals court to free her as she seeks ways around orders that she do her job despite her religious opposition to gay unions. On Sunday, Davis' lawyers appealed the contempt ruling with the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Monday, they announced a parallel maneuver: they asked the appeals court to set Davis free while they fight Beshear for bureaucratic changes that would accommodate her religious opposition.
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