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Conservative US Supreme Court Justices take aim at marriage equality

Conservative US Supreme Court Justices take aim at marriage equality

Two conservative US Supreme Court Justices have set their sights on a 2015 decision that led to marriage equality becoming a reality in the United States. Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito have shared their opposition to the five-year-old decision, Obergefell vs. Hodges, that paved the way for same-gender couples to marry, in a statement […]

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Anti-Marriage equality county clerk Kim Davis loses election

Anti-Marriage equality county clerk Kim Davis loses election

Kim Davis, the country clerk who chose to be jailed rather than issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, has lost her job after she failed to be re-elected. Davis was jailed for six days in 2015 after she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Davis said her personal beliefs did not recognise same-sex […]

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Head Scratch: The things people say

Peter Abetz: marriage equality will lead to a generation of children who don’t know their parents Southern River MLA Peter Abetz has taken to Facebook citing the case of a girl searching for her birth father is an example of why same sex couples should not be allowed to marry. Victorian woman Luci Mayer is […]

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Kim Davis released from jail

Kim Davis released from jail

Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples has been released. Federal Judge David Banning released Davis from prison after six days on the condition that she did not interfere with deputy clerks who have begun issuing marriage licenses in Rowan County. Davis was held in […]

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US government official jailed for withholding marriage licences

US government official jailed for withholding marriage licences

A government official has been jailed in the United States this week for refusing to administer marriage licences at her Kentucky offices. 49-year-old Kim Davis was found to be in contempt of court and taken to jail by US marshals. Ms Davis has bound her administration to her word for many weeks now, denying marriage […]

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