“Getting her out of jail is a priority for us because she doesn’t belong there. She is a prisoner of conscience,” said Attorney Roger Gannam is one of the attorneys representing Kim Davis. Her legal team is hopeful today’s appeal on the contempt order will get the Rowan County clerk out of jail soon.
“We hope through this first step and the subsequent appeals steps we take, we will be able to get a higher court to overturn the improper contempt order that Judge Brunning entered on Thursday,” said Gannam.
Sunday was the first day Davis’ husband Joe saw his wife since she was locked up for defying a court order.
Davis’ church didn’t hold its usual afternoon service.
But you would be hard pressed to find a church in Morehead that is not urging support for Kim Davis.
Sherman Chambers and his wife Vernice plan to do more. “I will support her any way she needs support,” he said. “Money. I’d even go to jail with her.”
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee shared his support for Davis, whom he plans to meet on Tuesday.