Senior U. In a decision issued on February 12,Judge Heyburn found that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions because withholding recognition violates the U. USA Today. Davis told the Louisville Courier-Journal said that her "deep religious convictions" prevent her from complying with the Supreme Court's decision, and so she has decided to issue no more marriage licenses to any couple -- gay or straight.
Bush, has also exposed divisions within the Republican Party. Miller said. Constitution's guarantee of equal protection. A raucous scene unfolded shortly after 8 a. On February 14,two same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses in Kentucky asked to be allowed to intervene in Bourke.
She also reiterates the argument she made in lower courts — that allowing only opposite-sex marriages promotes birth rates and supports "the formation of relationships that further the commonwealth's fundamental interest in ensuring humanity's continued existence. His ruling was stayed pending appeal.
LA Times. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic. Davis to comply with the court rulings, rather than simply go elsewhere for a license. His office has said it is looking into the matter.
The Supreme Court in rejected that argument in the historic case of Loving v. Minimal recognition. Beshear's lawyer, Leigh Gross Latherow, of Ashland, did not respond to a request for comment. Israel 6. Beshear of Kentucky, unsuccessfully, to issue an executive order giving her the exemption she is seeking.
Sarah Mimms is a staff writer for National Journal Hotline.