09/14/15: Gay couple gets marriage license as Kentucky clerk Kim Davis stays out of sight

MOREHEAD, Ky. — Cheers and a few boos erupted from the lobby of the Rowan County Courthouse Monday as a gay couple successfully obtained a marriage license just before 11 a.m. — putting an end to days of speculation about whether clerk Kim Davis would block the licenses.

Shannon and Carmen Wampler-Collins quietly filled out forms as supporters of Davis, the clerk who was jailed over her refusal to issue marriage licenses, jeered at them about the “sin” of homosexuality. The protesters were drowned out when deputy clerk Brian Mason handed the couple their completed paperwork, with gay rights supporters shouting, “Thank you, Brian!”

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