A Kentucky county clerk has defied the Supreme Court and multiple other court orders to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
On Tuesday, a federal judge ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and her staff to appear Thursday morning for a contempt hearing to explain why they have continued to defy the law of the land.
It didn't take long for Twitter to react, some with hilarious take-downs and others with over-the-top apocalyptic talk.
There are not enough words to describe the idiocy, lunacy, and double standards of #KimDavis. #DoYourJob #ArrestKimDavis— Matthew Giberti (@Matthew Giberti) 1441120504.0
Kentucky clerk Kim Davis denied marriage licenses to gays “under authority of God, Who speaks only to me in English with a Southern accent.”— Top Conservative Cat (cat/cat) (@Top Conservative Cat (cat/cat)) 1441122701.0
This grandma has a message for Kim Davis: http://t.co/g7Kd6hhm13— Bipartisan Report (@Bipartisan Report) 1441119961.0
NOTE TO KIM DAVIS: You can adopt Westboro Baptist’s ideas without having to adopt their polygamist compound couture! http://t.co/HaDcDgtaWn— Mrs. Betty Bowers (@Mrs. Betty Bowers) 1441112367.0
It's time to say "BYE, FELICIA!" LMAO #KimDavis #DoYourJobOrGetOut http://t.co/tlsOBMuwEK— Chip Coffey (@Chip Coffey) 1441117362.0
Unsurprisingly, there was some conservative support for Davis with apocalyptic-sounding over-the-top rhetoric.
I support Kim Davis like I would support a clerk who wouldn't sign a form allowing a box car into Auschwitz, "law" or not.— Bryan Fischer (@Bryan Fischer) 1441118704.0
Media narrative : ask all GOP candidates if they agree with Kim Davis actions but dont ask dems about baby part sales @michellemalkin #tcot— The People's Cube-Еlect 🚁🤸 (@The People's Cube-Еlect 🚁🤸) 1441121090.0