Kim Davis Doesn't Mind If You Call Her 'Hitler'

Couples accuse her of 'adulterating' marriage licenses
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 22, 2015 5:42 AM CDT
Kim Davis: Calling Me Hitler Doesn't Hurt Me
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis makes a statement to the media at the front door of the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Sept. 14, 2015.   (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Kim Davis is back at work as a Kentucky court clerk and she says people have the right to call her what they want for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, ABC News reports. She has been called "Hitler," a hypocrite, and a homophobe, but "those names don't hurt me," she says in a Good Morning America interview set to air this morning. "What probably hurt me the worst is when someone tells me that my God does not love me or that my God is not happy with me, that I am a hypocrite of a Christian." Davis will also be interviewed by Megyn Kelly on Fox News tomorrow, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Davis, who spent five days in jail for contempt of court, may have another court date soon, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. In a court filing yesterday, ACLU lawyers acting for four couples—two gay, two straight—accuse her of meddling with marriage licenses since her release by giving couples "adulterated" forms with her name removed, showing Rowan County considers them to be "second-class citizens." They have asked a federal judge to order Davis to reissue the licenses, unaltered this time, and place her office in a receivership if she fails to comply. Her lawyer tells the AP that Davis made a "good-faith effort to comply with the court's order" but that the ACLU wants her "scalp to hang on the wall as a trophy." (More Kim Davis stories.)

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