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Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses

A U.S. District judge saying "oaths mean things," ordered a defiant county clerk to jail for contempt Thursday after she insisted that her “conscience will not allow” her to follow a federal judge’s orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

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