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Deputy clerks in Kentucky say yes to same-sex marriage licenses but their boss says no

Deputy clerks in Kentucky say yes to same-sex marriage licenses but their boss says no

When gay and lesbian couples return to the Rowan County clerk’s office Friday, deputies are expected to finally grant the requests for marriage licenses even though their boss remained in a Kentucky jail after she refused to issue the documents because of her religious objections. After a topsy-turvy day in federal court, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was a defiant resident in jail in Ashland, Ky., where supporters said she was a prisoner because of her religious conscience. It was not clear when or how she would be released. “We’re not sure what will be the next step,” said Charla Bansley, a spokeswoman for the Liberty Counsel, lawyers for Davis. “We...

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