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One official’s battle against gay marriage

In the United States same-sex marriage as a political issue is over. The Supreme Court ruled in June that all states had to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and this is a ruling that cannot be overturned by politicians. But while it may no longer be a political issue, its legal and cultural ramifications continue to divide the US. The case of Kim Davis, a clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses is the first of these big flashpoints. Continue reading