Homosexuals Force Kentucky Christian Clerk Kim Davis To Pay $260,000
The former Kentucky clerk who refused to grant a gay couple a marriage license must pay an additional $260,104 to the couple, a federal judge ruled last week.
David Ermold and David Moore sued former Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis in 2015 after she declined to issue the couple a marriage license because doing so would violate "God's definition of marriage" and her religious beliefs as a Christian.
The additional fees Davis must pay are on top of the $100,000 in damages she was ordered to pay Ermold and Moore in September after losing the lawsuit the couple brought.
Davis's legal team argued that the proposed attorneys' fees put forward by the couple's lawyers were too much, saying that the fees should be reduced by more than 50 percent. U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning sided with the couple and awarded them $246,026.40 in attorneys' fees and $14,058.30 in expenses, according to court documents published last week.
Bunning said that the couple's requested attorneys' fees were "reasonable" in his order.
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