Kentucky Kentucky

Edgar Orea, right, preaches to a group of same sex marriage supporters that gathered outside the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., on Thursday. Supporters of jailed County Clerk Kim Davis plan a prayer rally to call for her release. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Street preacher Jeffrey Shook, with Unity Baptist Church in Hickory N.C., preaches to Kim Davis protesters in front of the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., Thursday. Same-sex couples in Rowan County began marrying Friday — but Davis' lawyers say those licenses are invalid. Charles Bertram/TNS/Landov hide caption

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Edgar Orea, right, addresses a group of same-sex marriage supporters outside the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., Thursday. Rowan County is set to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples Friday. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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In Kentucky, Long-Awaited Marriage Licenses Could Come Friday

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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis (right) talks with David Moore on Tuesday morning following her refusal to issue a marriage license to him and his partner at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul wants to run for both his Kentucky Senate seat and the White House, but a current state law prohibits him from doing so. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Rand Paul Wants To Run For President — And Senate

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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis as she goes into the U.S. District Court in July with her lawyer. Davis says that issuing same-sex marriage licenses violates her religious beliefs. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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People line up outside the Kynect store at the Fayette Mall, in Lexington, Ky., in February to apply for health insurance through the state exchange. Adam Beam/AP hide caption

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