The governor clashes with local county clerk over refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the Supreme Court ruling.
News Story (Kentucky)
Associated Press (AP)
July 10, 2015
Kentucky’s governor told a county clerk of the court Thursday that he should either issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples or resign.
But Casey Davis, who is elected, said he would go to jail first.
“If that’s what it takes for me to express the freedom of religion that I believe I was born with, I’m willing to do that,” Davis said after his meeting with Gov. Steve Beshear.