Court Rules Same-Sex Couples Can Sue Kim Davis For Damages Over Marriage License Denials
A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that Kim Davis, the former county clerk who was briefly jailed in 2015 after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it violated her personal beliefs, can be sued for damages by two of the couples who were denied licenses.
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati decided in a 3-0 ruling that the two same-sex couples – Will Smith and James Yates, and David Ermold and David Moore – could not sue Davis in her former capacity as a county clerk, but could sue her for damages as an individual.
Davis argued that she had not been acting in violation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell v Hodges decision that awarded gay
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