Heated Protests After Gay Couple Gets License [Video]

Heated Protests After Gay Couple Gets License

Dozen of protesters have gathered outside a Kentucky clerk’s office where a gay couple has been issued a marriage license after a lengthy fight with a clerk who had long refused to grant the licenses. One group cheered on the gay couple who got the license, while the other group preached and supported the clerk.

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue the licenses, citing her Christian religion and belief that gay marriage is immoral. Davis remained jailed after a federal judge held her in contempt for defying several court orders. Her husband says she doesn’t plan to resign and will not issue the licenses.

AP IS NOW REPORTING THE FIGHT OVER GAY MARRIAGE NOT LIKELY TO END WITH JUST KENTUCKY CLERK KIM DAVIS

The fight over same-sex marriage licenses may not end in Kentucky.

In Texas, Alabama and elsewhere a number of clerks and judges who stated their opposition to gay marriage have thrown up roadblocks to the unions, extending the fight over same-sex weddings two months after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage.

Galvanizing opponents of gay marriage, Kim Davis, a county clerk in rural Kentucky, this week was jailed for her refusal to issue marriage licenses on the basis that same-sex unions conflict with her Christian beliefs.

Others with the power to issue marriage licenses say they would be willing to follow suit, including Alabama Probate Judge Nick Williams.

“Absolutely, I feel the same way. This is a cause worth standing up for,” said Williams, who ordered his deputies in Washington County not to issue any licenses at all since the court’s June decision.

The fight has made Davis a martyr-like figure for religious conservatives who argue she is being jailed for her religious beliefs, a view espoused by several Republican presidential candidates.

But for legal experts and gay marriage advocates, the issue is clear. Gay marriage is the law of the land and public servants are bound to uphold the decision of the justices.

“In this big country, it’s not surprising that there have been a handful of isolated instances of acting out and foot-dragging,” said Evan Wolfson, founder and president of Freedom to Marry, a same-sex marriage advocate.

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  • Linda Parks

    The Supreme Court does not have the power to MAKE laws! That power belongs to Congress!

    • sgtstriker

      It was my intention to make the very point that you stated. No laws have been broken because there is no such law in existence as yet. A court opinion is not a law enacted by Congress. She is a theopolitical prisoner…. (Yes, I made that term up).

  • laboop

    When are they going to arrest obama – look at all the laws he has broken.

  • http://kristiann1.com/ Kristi17

    Please PRAY for Kim Davis!!

    The Abomination Group LGBT MAFIA IS UNGODLY and UNHOLY!!

    Our True GOD who art in HEAVEN CREATED ADAM and EVE for each other!!

    Please PRAY for our Judeo-Christian Nation United States of America and Israel-Yisrael Everyday Everyone NOW!!

    Love Always and Shalom Everyone,

    Kristi

  • Kat50

    What would the LGBT do if that was a Muslim clerk

    • keycat

      THAT, my friend, will be the true test of the mettle and logic (?) of the liberals & “supreme” court. when THEIR 2 victim classes collide, they will be exposed as the vile elitists they are…among other labels…

      • Nunnyah Biz

        Never happen! The cowards only pick on those that they “think” are too weak to respond!

    • Nunnyah Biz

      Too cowardly to try in the first place!!!

    • Julean

      They never pick on muslims. Too scared they might get some retribution.

  • DenverKitty

    God said sodomy is wrong, and marriage is between a MAN and a WOMAN. Period. I stand with GOD!!

    • Nunnyah Biz

      Always!

  • ThereAintNoJustice

    The only real argument I hear against Kim Davis is…. It’s the law, and she MUST uphold the law. I have no documentation to present, just speculation but I imagine that many (if not most) of these pundits, politicians, and protesters have. at one time or another, flaunted a law either because they thought it was silly or useless or interfered with their pleasure. Lord knows I did, Drinking beer on a beach or by a lake before I turned 21… Drag racing my new Camaro SS down empty city streets late at night… Smoking a joint in Georgetown Colorado long before it was legalized. Now I was one of the fortunate ones who never got caught, well speeding two or three times (I have been extremely lucky there) but be assured, had I been I would have been pleading with the officer to make an exception this time. Well that is all Kim Davis is trying to do.. To make an exception she believes will make the difference between Heaven or not.

  • wackypacky

    Yeah right so was slavery.

    • sandraleesmith46

      No one is FORCING homosexuals to behave as they do; it’s a choice, a LEARNED dysfunctional behavior! Not even close to slavery, a sin in its own right and not exclusive to this nation, but western nations did rise above and make illegal a practice nearly as old as humanity, unlike other cultures that still allow, even encourage, that practice.
      Giving a non-existent “right,” to something less than 5%of the population that in its doung, VIOLATES the long protected actual God-given rights of the other 95+% IS as wrong as allowing slavery was!

      • Julean

        The despotic american govt is criminalising at least 60% of the population for the sake of 1% of the 3% of gays. If the govt sees fit to legalise gay marriage then they are duty bound to protect christians and their right to not violate their religion. To fail to do so is discriminatory and criminal.

        • sandraleesmith46

          You’re correct, except for the fact that our gov’t hasn’t been bound to anything but it’s agenda for over a century, least of all the Constitution and American citizens.

      • MARYANN33

        The gays must be stopped.

        • sandraleesmith46

          Agreed, do long as you mean their agenda must be stopped. We can’t make them stop choosing to behave as they do; even God won’t do that, for all He could, but we can’t. Nether should they be denied basic human civil rights s; however, they, like all others, should be bound by standard rules, as set forth for dress, behavior, etc, by various institutions,and employers, with no special privileges granted. And we need to stop media suppoting them agains all others, and judicial activists legislating from their benches, including SCOTUS!

    • Julean

      Christians abolished slavery too.

  • http://www.survivingurbancrisis.com/ Silas Longshot

    The lady put herself in this spot because of her strong faith. Would that every Christian would stand as firm, the nation would be blessed beyond measure for it. However, the laws of men are not the laws of God, and they will be punished in time for violation of those laws. They were in this sin before the ‘marriage’ and will be in sin until judgement or redemption, nothing she could have done to change that.

  • CoonOkie

    This whole administration needs to be arrested for breaking several laws and for treason, which when found guilty can by hung by the neck until DEAD. In fact nothing has changed since the last election. O-blame-someone-else is still getting away with breaking laws he is supposed to uphold. The Republicans are still letting the damn demo_rats have their way on everything.

    • sandraleesmith46

      Inside I-495 there’s only 1 party: NWO Globalists; all members of Congress, as well as SCOTUS, and the WH executive branch are members thereof. They are every single 1 (NO exceptions!), members of that party before they get on a ballot or appointment list!

    • Julean

      Yes, it is time for americans to mobilise against your criminal govt.

  • Nunnyah Biz

    homo/lesbo perversions are NOT THE LAW OF THE LAND!

    scotus CANNOT MAKE LAW! When will everyone start obeying the Constitution, or do we want scotus babysitting us for the rest of our lives???

  • Nunnyah Biz

    Only God can sanctify marriage, NOT the gov’t.!
    God has already made it QUITE CLEAR that homo/lesbos CANNOT marry!
    Therefore, there is no such thing as a homo/lesbo marriage license!
    How can she issue something that DOES NOT EXIST?!

    Sounds to me that she is doing her job very well and deserves a raise and a
    commendation for Moral thinking!!!

    • Julean

      Gays shouldn’t get married, since the only reason for getting married is to have a family. Gays should never be permitted to adopt children because they chose the lifestyle that rules out reproduction and also because it is a violation of the right of the child to grow up with a father and a mother, which is their natural right.

      • Nunnyah Biz

        Exactly Right!

  • metheoldsarge

    If there are any Gays reading this you must be claiming a great victory over the bigoted religious fanatic. Congratulations SUCKERS. You are being played big time. All you are is what Lenin referred to a century ago as “Useful Idiots.” All you have done is made another victory for your Liberal Puppet Masters. Why should they work to weaken the Christians and Christian family values when you are doing their dirty work for them?

    What is ironic is that the Liberal President and the Liberal Politicians you fully supported the past elections could very well be the ones that will send you right back to the closet.

    You should think about what will happen when you have outlived your usefulness. Those liberal politicians you supported, the Christian business owners that you have already ruined financially, people and children you molested and the people you have terrorized, intimidated and insulted, in your shameless grand standing, aren’t going to be there to help.

    Buck up and stop acting like a bunch of spoiled crybabies. If you’re still reading this you may be laughing. Perhaps you should research Ernst Rohm, the homosexual leader of The Brown Shirts, and see what happened to him and his followers when they outlived their usefulness to Hitler. It was called “The night of the long knives”. If you are laughing and thinking this will never happen, have a good laugh. What if I am right? Are you willing to gamble with your life? Can you afford to take that chance? Grow up and act like the adults you claim to be.