Jailed clerk’s attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are void – #KimDavis #ReligiousLiberty

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A jailed Kentucky clerk asserted that marriage licenses issued without her authority Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void and “not worth the paper they are written on” because she didn’t authorize them, her attorney said.Related StoriesThe Latest: Jailed clerk’s husband says she won’t resign Associated PressThe Latest: White House says no one above the law Associated PressKentucky clerk’s office issues marriage licenses to gay couple ReutersTen weeks after landmark decision, gay Rowan County couple weds Christian Science MonitorKentucky county clerk jailed for not issuing marriage licenses to gay couples MarketWatchKim Davis now wears an orange jumpsuit and “has already been doing Bible studies with herself” in jail, her attorney Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel told reporters after meeting with her behind bars. He said Davis is in very good spirits, and is prepared to stay as long as it takes to uphold her religious freedoms.”She’s not going to resign, she’s not going to sacrifice her conscience, so she’s doing what Martin Luther King Jr. wrote about in his Letter from the Birmingham Jail, which is to pay the consequences for her decision,” Staver said

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