Ky. Gov. Says He Can’t Be Sued In Marriage License Row

Law360, New York (December 3, 2015, 5:24 PM ET) — Under the Eleventh Amendment, Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis should not be allowed to sue the governor and state librarian as part of an ongoing battle to fight issuing same sex marriage licenses, the officials told the Sixth Circuit on Wednesday.

Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear and Wayne Onkst, state librarian and commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, said they aren’t responsible for executing the marriage policies Davis, the Rowan County clerk, is questioning, only providing the forms. The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in…

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