Ok, one quick post before I go teach voice lessons. Here’s Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore talking about why Loving v Virginia was the correct legal ruling but Obergefell wasn’t: Oh, the special pleading. [Read more…]
In cast you needed hard data to confirm that Kim Davis isn’t exactly the most popular person on the national level, ABC has provided via a freshly released poll: Nearly three in four Americans say that when a conflict arises between religious convictions and the need to treat everyone equally under the law, the law [Read More…]
Just when we thought it was over Kim Davis has apparently decided the governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear, somehow wronged her by not stepping in when she broke the law: A lawyer for Kentucky clerk Kim Davis on Monday said that her legal team will file a new lawsuit against Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D), [Read More…]
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…]