U.S. Clerk in Kentucky Chooses Jail Over Deal on Same-Sex Marriage – New York Times

The Political Agitator’s response: If she do not want to do what is required of her, then it is simply just time to resign and go to another job. There are many folk who do not want to do certain things on their job but when they get to the point they don’t want to do it, if they don’t choose to quit, oh they got something for them. I have no problem with what one believe in however there is a difference in beliefs and job duties. We know what the bible says about same sex marriage but when working for someone else you better know what the business policies and procedures are because they are in control. You can be ignant about it if you like but when they reprimand you, you need to know you had options.

ASHLAND, Ky. — A Kentucky county clerk who has become a symbol of religious opposition to same-sex marriage was jailed Thursday after defying a federal court order to issue licenses to gay couples.

The clerk, Kim Davis of Rowan County, Ky., was ordered detained for contempt of court and later rejected a proposal to allow her deputies to process same-sex marriage licenses that could have prompted her release.

Instead, on a day when one of Ms. Davis’s lawyers said she would not retreat from or modify her stand despite a Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, Judge David L. Bunning of United States District Court secured commitments from five of Ms. Davis’s deputies to begin providing the licenses. At least two couples planned to seek marriage licenses Friday. (Source: Read more)


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