Kentucky clerk asks for delay in allowing gay marriage licenses

File photo of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis celebrating her release from the Carter County Detention center in Grayson Kentucky

The county clerk from Kentucky who was jailed after refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples has asked an appeals court to let her continue her stand until a lawsuit against her is decided. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, due back at work Monday after six days behind bars, has said her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian prevent her from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples and her attorneys have said the 49-year-old woman will not violate her conscience when she returns to work. In her absence, deputy clerks have been issuing licenses and have said they would continue to do so.

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Source:: Yahoo News

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