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ACLU Sues Kim Davis for $233,000

NATIONAL | By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 25
The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky is suing Kim Davis for $233,000 in hopes of recovering money paid to lawyers in 2015 for defending four couples denied marriage licenses in Rowan County.

GOP's Social, Fiscal Conservatives at Odds Over Gay Rights

CORPORATE | By David A. Lieb | Apr 6
For a party already being torn apart by the presidential contest, anti-gay state legislative efforts have exposed deep rifts between the GOP's social conservatives and its pro-business wing.

Anti-Gay VA Attorney General Withdraws Name from Consideration to State Supreme Court

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Mar 13
A day after being certified by the Virginia Senate Committee on Courts of Justice, former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli withdrew his name from consideration for a vacancy on the Virginia Supreme Court.

Anti-Gay Oklahoma Pol Sally Kern Kills Her Own LGBT Youth-Harming Bill

POLITICS | Feb 7
Oklahoma GOP State Rep. Sally Kern's career, studded with anti-gay episodes, draws many colorful descriptions, but here's a label the virulently homophobic politician doesn't want: Someone whose policies increase teen abortions.

GOP Contenders Jostling to Show Greater Hate for Gays?

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Jan 5
The danger of running a field too far in one direction is beginning to show in Iowa, where Republican candidates are now measuring who hates gays the most.

Kentucky Gov.-Elect: Clerks Won't Have to See Their Names on Same-Sex Couples' Marriage Licenses

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Nov 14
According to Reuters, Gov.-elect Matt Bevin, a Republican, said on Friday that when he takes office in December, he will order changes to the state marriage license form to accommodate those who object to same-sex marriage.

Same-Sex Couple Cheers Marriage Ruling in Kentucky

FAMILY | By Claire Galofaro and Adam Beam | Aug 27
For two months since the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the country, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses, citing her Christian faith and constitutional right to religious freedom.

No Cake for You: Handful of Counties Still Denying Marriage to Gay Couples

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jul 19
While the majority of counties across the country now appear to be in compliance with the Supreme Court's ruling, the issue will likely be revisited.

Bobby Jindal Sued Over Anti-Gay Executive Order

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 5
The ACLU Foundation of Louisiana, the Forum for Equality Foundation and six individual plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit challenging an executive order issued by the Louisiana governor that would allow people to discriminate against same-sex couples.

Marshall's Parting Shots :: Virginia Lawmaker Tries to Sneak Two Anti-Gay Amendments into State Budget

POLITICS | By John Riley | Feb 21
If the last week proved anything to Virginia's LGBT community, it's that one always needs to keep an eye on the machinations of the commonwealth's General Assembly, particularly the House of Delegates.

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