Second County Clerk Steps Down Over Gay Marriage

A second Texas county clerk has decided to step down rather than issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Last week, Rusk County Clerk Joyce Lewis-Kugle announced her resignation, saying she could no longer fulfill her oath to uphold state and federal law due to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of same-sex marriage.

Today, the Observer confirmed that Live Oak County Clerk Karen Irving has opted to retire for the same reason.

“Due to the latest Supreme Court decision which...

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