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#DoYourJob Trends After Kentucky Clerk Refuses Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Same-sex marriage supporters rally under the hashtag to demand that Kentucky county clerk issue marriage licenses.

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A clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, continued to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Tuesday, a day after the Supreme Court denied her request to put on hold an a judicial order that she end her โ€œno marriage licensesโ€ policy.

Kim Davis said she was able to deny the licenses "under God's authority," according to the Associated Press. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky filed a contempt motion against Davis this morning in federal court.

The scene at the Rowan County Courthouse this morning was chaotic, witnesses told BuzzFeed News. Some of Davis' supporters clapped as couples were denied marriage licenses, while same-sex couples and their supporters shouted, "Do your job, Kim."

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Since then, the hashtag #DoYourJob has erupted on Twitter, with many using it to express outrage and disappointment with Davis.

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Some people say Davis should be fined.

ALL county clerks refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses should be fined/jailed for contempt. #DOYOURJOB

Others said Davis's actions don't reflect well on her home state.

Clerk Kim Davis is an embarrassment and she's making Kentucky look terrible. ๐Ÿ˜’ #DoYourJob

#KimDavis CONTINUES to make a mockery of KY. This woman DOES NOT represent me. I'm embarrassed and ashamed. #MarriageEquaility #DoYourJob

What an embarrassment. #DoYourJob https://t.co/V2foMmDdjZ

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They've tweeted about the separation of church and state.

This is what the imposition of religious law over civil law looks like: #DoYourJob

Also, the separation of church and state exists for a reason. ๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜“ #KimDavis #DoYourJob

Want to 'religiously condemn' entire groups of people on your own time? That's a YOU issue. U start to affect the lives of others? OUR issue

Other have challenged Davis's Christian beliefs.

@RylandKY Romans 3:31:Do we then overthrow the law by this faith? By no means! On the contrary, we uphold the law. #love #DoYourJob

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Kim Davis is not a hero or an apologist. More importantly, she does not represent Christianity. #doyourjob

One compared her to George Wallace, an Alabama governor who infamously blocked two black students from entering the University of Alabama in 1963 to challenge integration.

#KimDavis is the George Wallace of the 21st century. Blocking the rights and freedoms of taxpayers #DoYourJob

And others just can't.

If #kimdavis doesn't have to do her job then do I have to do mine? Because it's Tuesday and I just can't... #DoYourJob

Most tweets, put simply, echo this sentiment:

Leticia Miranda is a retail reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Leticia Miranda at leticia.miranda@buzzfeed.com.

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