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Kentucky governor removes clerks’ names from marriage licenses

NBC News: Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin issued an executive order Tuesday saying the state will no longer require the county clerk’s name to appear on marriage licenses, in an effort to protect the religious beliefs of clerks such as Kim Davis.

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Photo: Kim Davis addresses the media just before the doors are opened to the Rowan County Clerk’s Office in Morehead, Kentucky, on Sept. 14. (Chris Tilley / Reuters)