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Tuesday December 12th 2017



Gay man denied marriage license by Kim Davis now wants to run against her

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According to Benjamin Butterworth on A man refused a license to marry his fiancé by Kim Davis is preparing to stand against her in next year’s election.

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis is set to re-run for election in 2018, despite her extreme opposition to LGBT rights and being put behind bars for contempt of court.

Davis refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples when she operated as a county clerk in 2015, but says she intends to retain her seat as Rowan County Clerk in next year’s elections.

The task might have just got much tougher, however, after one of the men she denied a license to, David Ermold, considers standing against her in the race….

“If Kim Davis was reelected in that position without an appropriate fight, I’d probably regret it for the rest of my life,” Ermold, an English professor, told WKU Public Radio.

“I think I could win,” Ermold told the Greenfield Recorder.

“I don’t think that she has learned anything from the experience at all.

“I really, truly think that she feels like she is right. I really don’t think she cares at all about what civil rights are.”

He is now considering how to raise funds to run in the election.

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