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Gay Couple's Lawsuit Against Kentucky Clerk Is Back On After Appeals Court Ruling

The lawsuit had been dismissed last August because of a change in state law. But the appeals court says the couple can still seek damages from the Kentucky clerk who denied them a marriage license.
Kim Davis attends President Obama's State of the Union address in January 2016. The clerk for Rowan County, Ky., is being sued for refusing to issue marriage licenses on religious grounds in 2015. Source: Saul Loeb

Just half-a-year after a federal judge tossed out three lawsuits against Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who grabbed headlines in 2015 for denying marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds, a court of appeals ruled Tuesday that the men suing Davis can continue their case.

Last August, U.S. District Judge David

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