Illustration for article titled Kim Davis Jailed For Refusing to Issue Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

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

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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.

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Very. Cool.


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