Religious persecution in the United States has just escalated to a whole new level as a U. S. District Judge David Bunning issued an order to incarcerate Kentucky County Clerk, Kim Davis Rowan, until Rowan agrees to comply with his order to issue marriage licenses to for all couples.
During her 20-minute testimony, Davis informed the court that “You can’t be separated from something that’s in your heart and in your soul…My conscience will not allow it. God’s moral law convicts me and conflicts with my duties.”
The ACLU wanted the judge to fine Davis but since various organizations are fundraising on Davis’ behalf and Davis “made it clear the fine wouldn’t change anything,” Bunning decided that fines were not enough to force Davis into compliance.
“Her good-faith belief is simply not a viable defense,” he said. “Oaths mean things.”
Bunning said society relies…
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