The now-infamous Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis decided she’d rather go to jail than do her job Thursday.

The Associated Press reports that Davis said “thank you” when she was told by the judge that she’d be sent to jail for not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Prior to her sentencing, she “testified for about 20 minutes and was very emotional. She talked about when she became a Christian.” Outside the courtroom stood hundreds of protestors.

Very. Cool.


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