A Kentucky Senate committee on
Wednesday approved a bill which would establish separate marriage
license forms for gay couples.
One form would list the “bride” and
“groom” while another would note “first party” and “second
The bill also would require couples to
list their gender and would remove the name of the county clerk who
issued the license, a nod to Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis.
Davis became a Christian celebrity
fighting to keep her office from issuing marriage licenses to gay
couples. Last year, Governor Matt Bevin issued an executive order to
remove the clerk's name from the form.
Republican Senator Steve West's
proposal passed the Senate State and Local Government Committee
without much opposition, the AP reported. The bill now moves to the