Where the 2016 Republicans Stand on Kim Davis

The GOP field is divided on how to deal with the Kentucky clerk's refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Kim Davis, Clerk of Courts in Rowan County, Kentucky, looks over at Mike Huckabee after she was released from six days of incarceration at the Carter County Detention Center on September 8, 2015 in Grayson, Kentucky.

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If any political observers thought that the Supreme Court's June decision in support of gay marriage took the issue off the table, they're being sorely disappointed. The jailing of Kim Davis, the county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, has put it right back into the political debate again, as this week's visits to Kentucky by Republican presidential candidates Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz demonstrate. Here's what candidates in the Republican field have said about Davis so far.

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