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How did Kim Davis go to State of the Union with ticket from Jim Jordan?

  • 10:21 am Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 by Staff Writer

Rep. Jim Jordan may have given Kentucky clerk of courts Kim Davis his spare ticket to the State of the Union Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean the two got to hang out, Jordan said Wednesday.

“I didn’t see her,” said Jordan, R-Urbana, of Davis, the Rowan County clerk of courts. who attracted national headlines for refusing to issue marriage licenses for gay couples in the aftermath of a Supreme Court decision permitting gay marriage.

He gave his remarks at a newsmaker breakfast sponsored by the Heritage Foundation.

Jordan gave his ticket to the conservative Family Research Council, which then gave its ticket to [More]

Ohio lawmakers seek to protect businesses from being forced to participate in gay weddings

  • 6:20 pm Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 by Staff Writer

Some Ohio lawmakers worry that the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage will force businesses and their employees to take part in ceremonies that may be against their beliefs. One lawmaker plans to introduce a bill to allow businesses to claim a conscientious objection and duck criminal or civil liability. Our Columbus Bureau reporter Laura Bischoff has a story today about what’s going on at the statehouse after the Supreme Court ruling. What do you think?