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Class Action Suit Filed Against Rowan County, Clerk for Marriage License Refusals

  • July 2, 2015
  • Posted in Legal

Lawsuit says denial of marriage licenses to same gender and opposite gender couples unconstitutional The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky today filed a lawsuit on behalf of four Rowan County couples, two same-gender couples and two opposite-gender couples, denied marriage licenses by County Clerk Kim Davis. Since the U.S. Supreme Court issued a sweeping and […]

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Faces of Liberty: Carl Wedekind

  • July 2, 2015
  • Posted in Anniversary

This is one in a series of profiles marking the 60th anniversary of the ACLU of Kentucky’s founding. Each week through December 2015 we will highlight the story of one member, client, case, board or staff member that has been an integral part of our organization’s rich history. Carl Wedekind “I continue to be amazed […]

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We’ve Won Marriage Equality Nationwide!

  • June 26, 2015
  • Posted in Legal

Today’s historic Supreme Court ruling means same-sex couples have the freedom to marry and equal respect for their marriages across America.  This ruling brings joy to families, and final nationwide victory to the decades-long freedom to marry movement. Congratulations to all who fought for this day! Read the Opinion Here ACLU Press Release (Includes quote […]

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