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Kentucky clerk jailed over refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples

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A county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on her religious beliefs has been held in contempt of court and ordered to jail. US district judge David Bunning told Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis she would be jailed until she complied with his order to issue the licenses. Davis said “thank you” before she was led out of the courtroom by a US marshal. She was not in handcuffs.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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