Tense Standoff in Kentucky Over Gay Marriage

County clerk Kim Davis refuses to issue marriages licenses to gay couples.
2:26 | 09/02/15

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the gliniewicz family saying they are forever indebted to him for his service. Now to another developing story here this Breaking news at this hour, the manhunt underay W in a major American city. The officer killed, the suspects running, the FBI, the U.S. Supreme court made marriage a right. Getting turned away again and again. Davis telling the courts she was exercising her right to religious freedom, but late last night, the supreme court refusing to intervene on her behalf. You absolutely had disrespected us. You're treating us like second class citizens, telling us we don't deserve the same rights that you have. Would you do this to an interracial couple? A man and a woman, no. Reporter: The clerk insisting she is standing up for her beliefs. I simply told you all I'm willing to face my consequences as you all will face your consequences when it comes time for judgment, plain and simple. That's your choice. Reporter: Davis saying to issue a marriage license which conflicts with god's definition of marriage with my name on the certificate would violate my conscious. It is not a light decision for me. It is a heaven or hell decision. She wants to be obedient to her lord and to what she believes. For her, she cannot violate her conscience rights and religious freedom. Reporter: Today this couple promise to keep coming back until they can get a marriage license in the county where they live. If we go to another county then we're saying that it's okay to discriminate against us, and we can't do that. Reporter: The aclu has filed a motion to have Davis held in contempt of court and fined. The judge has given her until the end of the day tomorrow to respond. David?

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