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Thursday, September 03, 2015

Kim Davis, the Rowan County Clerk of Courts, listens to Robbie Blankenship and Jesse Cruz as they speak with her about getting a marriage license at the County Clerks Office on September 2, 2015. (Ty Wright/Getty)

Kim Davis is In Jail. What's Next For the Religious Freedom Debate?

When the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal in June, there were celebrations across the country. But the new law also came with resistance, something that was brought into the spotlight this week when Kim Davis, a county clerk in Kentucky, took a public stand against the law. Davis stopped issuing all marriage licenses in the days after the landmark decision. On Thursday, a federal judge in Ashland, Kentucky found her in contempt of court and sent her to jail until she agrees to comply with his order to issue marriage licenses. Sam Marcosson, a professor at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, looks at the fight in Kentucky.

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