Davis was taken into custody Thursday after U.S. District Judge David Bunning ordered her held in contempt of court until she agreed to comply with previous court orders to begin granting the licenses. But the conservative Christian law firm Liberty Counsel, which is representing Davis, argued that Davis was given no notice that her failure to comply with the orders would result in her incarceration.
“Mrs. Davis is entitled to proper notice and due process when she is threatened with the loss of her freedom,” Mat Staver, the founder of Liberty Counsel, said in a press release.
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