Do you think Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis was justified in refusing licenses to same-sex couples?
asked Sep 9, 2015 by Jon

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NO. I'll take the Supreme Court's well thought out decision over her's any day of the week. What would happen if government officials, police officers, etc. stopped enforcing things they personally didn't like or agree with. We are a nation of laws and only function when the law is respected.
answered Sep 12, 2015 by JJ
City officials don't enforce all laws now.  There are those sanctuary cities that don't enforce federal immigration laws.  As to the Supreme Court's ruling it was only a ruling, not a law.  She didn't break a law, simply the S.C's ruling on the matter.
Could you imagine if someone who disagreed with current gun laws were to refuse to issue gun permits due to conscientious objections?
answered Sep 12, 2015 by Gus
I think she followed her beliefs and convictions, which is admirable in today's environment.  I think, though, that as a public servant she has to obey the laws or find a way around them-like allowing someone else to sign off on those licenses.  

Was she justified?  That depends on how you look at it.  Legally?  Probably not.  Her moral/belief system?  Absolutely.
answered Sep 18, 2015 by Duke
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