Here’s Kim Davis’ speech upon returning to work: [God dammit, that person removed the video. You can see the full speech in all its teary, self-pitying glory on CNN’s page here] I’m not sure why this speech riled me up so much. I mean I’ve spent a few weeks covering Kim Davis saying all sorts [Read More…]
After a brief delay, and with Christians shouting at associate clerk Brian Mason (who’s the real hero in that office), the first gay couple since Kim Davis returned got their marriage license. CNN followed them in, and you can hear all the Christians who will surely tell you how much they love everybody thanks [Read More…]
It seems Kim Davis won’t interfere with marriage licenses being issued as she returns to work today, even though she’s still griping that without her personal approval they’re not valid: The Kim Davis saga seems to have just ended in a whimper. Returning to work Monday morning, the embattled Kentucky county clerk announced that though she still refuses [Read More…]
Kim Davis to 6th Circuit: the couples who sued me got their licenses so I don’t have to give them to other gay couples.
Man, Kim Davis is throwing everything including the kitchen sink at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. Yesterday it was “I want to deny marriage licenses to everybody!” And before the day was even over they argued that since the people who sued Davis had gotten marriage licenses then there was no legal burden for [Read More…]
BREAKING: Oath Keepers say Liberty Counsel doesn’t want them, they will not “protect” Kim Davis from being arrested.
The Oath Keepers have been contacted by Kim Davis’ lawyers who have declined their “help.” The Oath Keepers released a statement on their website: Upon request by Kim Davis’ legal team, Oath Keepers is canceling the planned security detail for Mrs. Davis in Morehead, Kentucky. Oath Keepers has been contacted by Kim Davis’ legal team at [Read More…]
Oath Keepers’ leader, Stewart Rhodes, releases a statement showing he really doesn’t get how the law works.
I wrote yesterday about how the Christian militia Oath Keepers is going to Kentucky to interfere should Kim Davis violate the terms of her release and get arrested again. Now their leader, Stewart Rhodes, has issued a statement through Right Wing conspiracy-weaver and radio host Alex Jones: “Now we see the rise of an imperial [Read More…]
Boy, has the news ever been slow today. I half expected Kentucky to be at war this morning. But so far the day has been pretty boring. You go, earth. One thing that happened today though is that Kim Davis is once again asking the courts to let her not issue marriage licenses to anybody: [Read More…]
Heavily-armed Christian militia travels to Rowan County to prevent arrest of Kim Davis if she violates terms of release.
Well this is frightening. A group of armed vigilantes have claimed they’re heading to Rowan Kentucky, presumably to open fire on any US marshals who try to arrest Kim Davis if, tomorrow morning, she elects to violate the terms of her release: The Oath Keepers, the anti-government “Patriot” group that mounted an armed standoff with [Read More…]
Fayetteville holds another vote for ordinance that protects LGBT citizens. This time the good guys won.
Fayetteville, Arkansas, where my brother attends the university of Arkansas, has been the site of an ongoing battle between LGBT rights advocates and the anti-gay crowd. Let’s start with a little history. In August of last year the city council passed a non-discrimination resolution that will ensure protections based on sexual orientation/identity. However, by December it [Read More…]