Kentucky clerk’s office ends ban on same-sex marriage licenses

Booking photo of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis provided by the Carter County Detention Center in Grayson

By Steve Bittenbender MOREHEAD, Ky. (Reuters) – A county clerk’s office in rural Kentucky issued marriage licenses to two gay couples on Friday morning after defying a U.S. district judge’s orders for months. After Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was jailed on Thursday for refusing to follow the orders of U.S. District Judge David Bunning, her deputies processed a marriage license to James Yates and William Smith, who had previously been denied one five times, after the clerk’s office opened on Friday.

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