Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk whose refusal to sign marriage certificates for same-sex couples grabbed national headlines inhas lost her bid for re-election to the Rowan County clerkship.
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Hodges, the landmark decision that legalized same-sex marriage nationwideexplaining that distributing marriage licenses to such couples went against her beliefs as a member of the Apostolic Sex contacts Butler Kentucky. Her refusal quickly became a lightning rod of controversy, drawing support from social conservatives and anger from same-sex-marriage advocates.
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Caudill's rival in the Democratic primary earlier this year, David Ermoldwas one of the men whom Davis had Kentucku a license in Despite dramatically outraising Caudill, Ermold failed to win the nomination.
But after Ermold's loss, he refused to throw his support behind his fellow Democrat, asserting in a Facebook post this summer that Caudill was an anti-gay bigot. View the discussion thread.
Sex contacts Butler Kentucky Media Beat Julie Niesen: Kim Davis, seen in Septemberduring the height of the controversy around her decision to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Now, back at home, Davis is out of a job. Copyright NPR.
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