Transcript for Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis in Custody for Contempt of Court
Same sex marriage at the center of and passion face offs but outside. There are already there. And inside this federal courthouse in Kentucky. County clerk Kim Davis found in contempt of court. House where did you know. Repeatedly turning away gay couples refusing to issue any marriage licenses after the supreme court's June 26 ruling in support of same sex marriage under my authority. Or united from outer. Record. Davis maintains she is defending her religious freedom calling this a matter of heaven or hell the issue brought here to federal court by eighty ACLU. We obviously support. Miss Davis is right to believe whatever she wants to believe. But as an elected official. She still has an obligation to follow the law and I respect people. People Spain. Okay reduces this is a civil institution. Her attorney says Davis who has come under fire for her own multiple marriages will not back down. M Davis. Is prepared for consequences. Because the other consequences. She would not want to risk and that is being unfaithful to god. But following today's ruling Davis with taken into federal custody the judge saying she will only be released if she agrees to issue marriage licenses. Martha Gonzales ABC news. New York.
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