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Here is Where All the Republican Presidential Candidates Stand on Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis

Here is Where All the Republican Presidential Candidates Stand on Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis

By Kelsey Rupp for IJReview

Many of the Republican presidential candidates have rallied behind Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky clerk, who was jailed Thursday for declining to issue marriage licenses because of her religious opposition to same-sex marriage.

The 49-year-old Davis, who’s a registered Democrat, stopped issuing marriage licenses to both gay and straight couples after the Supreme Court ruled in June that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.

After Davis was jailed, most of her deputies began complying with a judge’s order to issue marriage licenses, but Davis has several GOP presidential contenders gathering to her corner.

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