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originally posted by: Bundy
Marriage is for gays and women.
I'm amazed any man would waste 5 seconds on this crap.
You've all been tricked into arguing over something as asinine and boring as marriage.
My head hurts. The stupid from this thread is just overwhelming.
originally posted by: Hefficide
Sorry all, just starting to catch up:
It appears that today was a calm day. Kim Davis returned to work and did not interfere with Brian Mason, one of her Clerks, issuing marriage licenses. The office is putting the words "pursuant to federal court order" on them however, which is probably an attempt to lay the groundwork for more legal shenanigans.
From what I can tell, at this point, the protesters, on both sides, are likely to be the ones to push the story further should it not fizzle out on it's own.
originally posted by: sdcigarpig
a reply to: Benevolent Heretic
Right now I think that there will be a show down, first in the courts, and then it is going to the state legislature. And when it back fires on her, then she is going to do what she can to try to muck things up.
Appeals Court Deals A Blow To Kim Davis' Lawyers For Not Following The Rules
A federal appeals court on Thursday turned away a request filed by lawyers for Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, and chastised Davis' attorneys for not adhering to the rules of the court.
24.2K 342 3 Comment 4.0K Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Suffers Yet Another Loss In Federal Court The ruling is only procedural, but it adds to a string of losses for Davis at all levels of the federal judiciary.
U.S. District Judge David Bunning released Davis from jail on the condition that she not interfere with her employees as they issue marriage licenses. When she returned to work, Davis altered the marriage forms by removing her name, making deputy clerk Brian Mason initial the form instead of sign it, and then requiring the form to be notarized.
"A notary has nothing to do with it," Mason's attorney, Richard Hughes, told The Associated Press on Friday after filing a status report with the judge. Hughes said it was "really bizarre" that Davis would alter the forms.
"Unless she's got a really good reason, and I'll certainly be patient and wait to hear it, the only inference I personally can draw from it is she is trying to circumvent the court's order," he said.
Bunning appointed attorneys for each of Davis' deputy clerks and asked them to file status reports every two weeks. The reports are not due until Tuesday, but Hughes filed his on Friday saying Davis' "changes were made in some attempt to circumvent the court's orders and may have raised to the level of interference against the court's orders."
"We'll see what Judge Bunning is going to do with it," Hughes said.