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What happened to the County Clerk that was denying marriage licenses to gay people?

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a¬†fundamental right. Shortly thereafter, there was a controversy regarding a County Clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky. She refused to grant marriage licenses to gay couples, citing religious beliefs, and was ultimately jailed for contempt of court. She was released five days later and‚Ķ Read More »