Kim Davis' Lawyers File New Appeal Over Same-Sex Marriage License Order

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(CNN) -- Lawyers for Kim Davis -- the Kentucky county clerk who spent six days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples -- have filed an appeal to the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals asking to reverse rulings they claimed trampled her religious rights.

The new appeal seeks to reverse four rulings by U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning, decisions that Davis' attorneys called "a rush to judgment that promoted expediency over due process."

Specifically, Davis' legal team wants the appeals court to overturn Bunning's original injunction that she issue same-sex marriage licenses and his order holding her in contempt of court for refusing to do so.

The Rowan County clerk has refused to give licenses to same-sex couples after June's Supreme Court decision, claiming that doing so would violate her Christian convictions against same-sex marriage. She has consistently lost in her efforts in U.S. courts.

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