Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis May Be Violating Judge’s Order: Lawyer

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Kentucky clerk Kim Davis may have again defied a federal judge's order by altering marriage license forms to remove her name and the name of the county, according to the lawyer for one of her deputies in the Rowan County office, NBC News reported.

After claiming that granting them to same-sex couples would violate her religious beliefs, Davis was found in contempt of court for refusing to issue any licenses and spent five days in jail earlier this month.

When the judge released her, he ordered her not to interfere with any of her deputies who assumed the duty of issuing the licenses.

But in a notice filed in court Friday, the lawyer for one of her deputies said she made substantial modifications to the marriage licenses “in some attempt to circumvent the court’s orders” that could undermine their validity.

 

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