Monday 1 May 2017

Kentucky clerk refuses marriage licenses to two same-sex couples despite Supreme Court decision - report

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A Kentucky county clerk on Tuesday rejected requests for marriage licenses for two same-sex couples despite a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court's against the clerk, the Washington Post reported.

The top US court on Monday turned down Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' request for an emergency order allowing her to continue to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples while she appeals a federal judge's order requiring her to do so.

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