A Price to Be Paid 

Kim Davis has reached the “Find Out” portion of the proceedings.

Eight long years ago, contemptible (now-former) Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis gained national prominence when she refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Rather than either performing her duties or resigning from her position, she decided to sit in contempt of court. She went to jail briefly, and emerged as a cause célèbre for Republican politicians.

Fortunately, in 2018, Davis lost her re-election for the role she had failed to properly fulfill. Now, she’s also lost a lawsuit she faced for violating the Constitutional rights of some Kentucky citizens. Though she’s certain to appeal, at present, she’s on the hook for $100,000 in damages, and likely some hefty attorney fees as well.