Kentucky must pay $224K over clerk refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses

Kim Davis (Timothy D. Easley/AP)

By Muri Assunção

The Kentucky court clerk who denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples has cost her state nearly a quarter-million dollars. A federal appeals court Friday affirmed Kentucky must pay attorney’s fees to four couples who had sued Kim Davis for refusing to issue the licences after marriage equality became law in her state. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld a lower-court ruling awarding $224,000 in legal […]


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