Gay Cowboys Awarded $43K From Texas County Over Denied Marriage License

  • metta

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    Aug 18, 2015 2:39 PM GMT
    Gay Cowboys Awarded $43K From Texas County Over Denied Marriage License

    "The Hood County Commission has agreed to settle a lawsuit against Clerk Katie Lang, who cited her religious beliefs in refusing to issue a marriage license to Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges."


    http://www.towleroad.com/2015/08/gay-cowboys-awarded-43k-from-texas-county-over-denied-marriage-license/
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    Aug 18, 2015 2:52 PM GMT
    "[Gay plaintiffs] Cato and Stapleton’s attorneys say they’ll donate a portion of their earnings to the Equality Texas Foundation, so [County Clerk] Lang can take comfort in knowing her refusal to issuing a same-sex marriage license will ultimately help fund a gay-rights group."

    Thank gawd somebody let their babies grow up to be these cowboys! YEE-HAH! icon_biggrin.gif
  • rnch

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    Aug 18, 2015 3:13 PM GMT
    The same should happen to the homophobic bigot clerk in Kentucky.
  • DarkWoods

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    Aug 18, 2015 11:32 PM GMT
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