A gay man denied a marriage license by Kim Davis is now trying to take her job

Remember Kim Davis? She made national headlines as the county clerk in Kentucky who served jail time for refusing to grant a marriage license to a gay couple in 2015.
Now, one of the men she denied a license to is coming after her seat in 2018.
The couple was David Ernold and David Moore. The two are now married, and Ernold filed to run against Davis on Wednesday.
“I think we need to deal with the circumstances and the consequences of what happened,” Ernold said. “I don’t think the other candidates are looking at a larger message. I have an obligation here, really, to do this and to set things right.”
Ernold is an English professor at the University of Pikeville, and also the leader of Morehead Pride, a local gay rights organization.
Mat Staver, Davis’s attorney, dismissed Ernold as unqualified to be a country clerk.
“The clerk’s position is more than a single-issue position,

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