Republican presidential candidate Mike
Huckabee on Tuesday will join a protest in support of Kentucky clerk
Davis, the elected clerk of Rowan
County, spent the Labor Day weekend behind bars after a federal judge
on Thursday found her in contempt for ignoring his ruling ordering
her to issue marriage licenses to all qualified couples. Davis has
said that issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples would
violate her conscience.
on Sunday appealed the judge's ruling.
Huckabee has said that he will meet
privately with Davis before joining the protest outside the Carter
Detention Center where she is being held.
Over the weekend, Huckabee defended
Davis, saying during a This Week appearance that she was
fighting “judicial tyranny.”
Huckabee claims Kim Davis fighting “judicial tyranny.”)