The homophobic clerk is out of jail, and is still banging on about something
Adamantly bigoted clerk Kim Davis, who went to jail rather than obey court orders instructing her to marry gays, has been released.
Davis, the clerk for Rowan County, Kentucky, made international news when she defied a string of court orders by refusing to grant marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, despite issuing marriage licenses being a large part of her job.
Speaking at a rally organised by Republican Presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, Davis said, in tears: “I love you all so very much. I just want to give God his glory. His people have rallied and you are a strong people. We serve a living God who knows exactly where each and every one of us is at. Keep pressing. Don’t let down.”
US District Judge David L Branning issued an order yesterday granting her a conditional release – as long as she does not “interfere” in the process by blocking same-sex marriage licenses.
Davis last Thursday went to jail in contempt of court. She refused to accept deals which would have set her free days ago, if she allowed her deputies to issue the marriage licences to gay couples.
In case you missed it, the Twitter account ‘@nexttoKimDavis’ has been live tweeting observations throughout the stubbornly homophobic clerk’s ordeal.
The wildly poplar Facebook page ‘God’, yesterday took aim at Davis, and said she had repented her homophobic ways.
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