An attorney for Deputy Clerk Brian Mason said Friday afternoon that Rowan County clerk Kim Davis removed her name from the county’s marriage license forms, which may disobey a federal judge’s order, the Associated Press reported.
According to court documents, Mason told his lawyer Davis confiscated all original forms upon her arrival back at work on Sept. 14, and provided a replacement that deleted her name and all mentions of the county.
This was Davis’ first week back on the job after being jailed five days for continually refusing to follow federal law and issue marriage licenses to LGBT couples.
Davis’ office began issuing license to gay couples while she was jailed, and Mason vowed to continue issuing them even if Davis attempted to interfere.
Davis’ attorneys have long asked for an accommodation that would allow the clerk to perform her duties without violating her personal beliefs, and asked a federal judge to remove Davis’ name from the licenses.
BREAKING: Lawyer for Kentucky deputy clerk: Kim Davis disobeyed judge’s order by altering forms.
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 18, 2015
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