The Volokh Conspiracy
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Prof. Marty Lederman pointed out this status report filed today in the Kim Davis case (Miller v. Davis):
As of this filing, [Rowan County Deputy Clerk Kristy] Plank reports that, to the best of her knowledge, all requests for marriage licenses requested by legally qualified couples have been issued. The only denial of a marriage license application that has occurred within the last two weeks was to a gentleman who stated that he wanted a license that would permit him to marry "Jesus". When it was explained to the individual that both parties had to be present, he stated, "Jesus is always present". After being denied, the gentleman returned later and presented a type of Power of Attorney document issued by his church granting him authority to sign "Jesus'" name. Since both parties were not present these requests were denied.
Maybe he should have gone to Montana.