Today, U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to be placed in federal custody until she agrees to provide marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Judge Bunning's decision followed Davis' failure to secure an emergency injunction from the U.S. Supreme Court.
According to USA Today, "The judge said that fines were not enough to force her to comply with his previous order to provide the paperwork to all couples and allowing her to defy the order would create a 'ripple effect.'"
"Her good-faith belief is simply not a viable defense," Bunning said. "Oaths mean things."
He said his ruling applied to two other Kentucky clerks who have also refused to issue...READ MORE