Ms. Davis now faces fines and contempt of court charges if she holds her ground:
A defiant county clerk in Kentucky has again refused to issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth.
On Tuesday morning, as Rowan County clerk Kim Davis' office opened, two couples were denied licenses.
A deputy clerk told April Miller and Karen Roberts, who walked into the office trailed by dozens of television cameras, that no licenses would be issued and refused to make Davis available.
A second couple, David Moore and David Ermold, rejected a fourth time, demanded to speak with Davis.
Ermold shouted: "Tell her to come out and face the people she's discriminating against."
Davis initially was in her office, with the door and the blinds closed.
But Davis then emerged from her office and asked Moore and Ermold to leave. They refused.
Ermold said: "We're not leaving until we have a license."
Davis responded: "Then you're going to have a long day."
Local TV reporter Victor Puentes says he has pulled up court records showing that Davis herself has been married four times. She has so much respect for marriage, she's going to do it until she gets it right!