“Can an Oregon judge decline to perform gay weddings?” #KimDavis | OregonLive.com

Oregon judges can but don’t have to officiate weddings.That’s what sets apart the cases of Vance Day, a Marion County judge who won’t oversee same-sex ceremonies for religious reasons, and Kim Davis, a Kentucky court clerk jailed this week for refusing to issue marriage licenses on the same grounds.”The clerk in Kentucky is required to issue marriages license,” Washington County Senior Judge Gayle Nachtigal said Friday. “That’s part of her job.”For an Oregon judge, the situation isn’t so clear.

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