Breaking news: Kim Davis is officially in contempt and under arrest
A few minutes ago the nation got to see what happens when someone in a country that has separation of church and state. People try to govern by their religion, and it gets shut the hell down.
Raw story did a great write up, and I think my favorite quote is “Her attorney from the conservative Liberty Counsel argued Wednesday that Bunning should not punish her for disobeying his order because issuing a marriage license to a same-sex couple would “irreparably and irreversibly violate her conscience.” “It is not as if Kim Davis the individual stops existing while Kim Davis is performing her duties as Rowan County clerk,” argued attorney Jonathan Christman.
EXACTLY. I dont stop being me when I have someone ask me to say grace at thanksgiving. I can deal as a secular, decent human being. I can set aside my preferences to do whats acceptable. You be you, but do what you are paid to do. Kim, if you arent happy there, do something else. Here’s an idea that seems to fit with your moral compass: http://westky.backpage.com/FemaleEscorts/
I do honestly hope this all sinks in to her, but alas, I think this will only embolden and reenforce her and other’s bigotry.