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Does claiming religious freedom exempt you from having to obey the law?


Kim Davis, county clerk in Kentucky had now been jailed on charges of contempt of court for refusing, on God's authority, to to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. Her appeal was denied by the state and by the Supreme Court. She is claiming that her religious freedom is being infringed upon. Does religious freedom exempt you from following the lease or conducting the job you were elected to do? If yes, please indicate where to draw the line. For example, since the bible orders gay people to be killed, should a Christian who murders a gray couple get a pass?

 
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Gary S Arnold says

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    Paula (fpherj48) 16 months ago

    Gary, we're all so happy that you feel "she done right."

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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 16 months ago

    I would agree, but Kim Davis is not being forced to have a gay marriage. She was ordered to issue the marriage license a a function of the job she was elected to perform.


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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 16 months ago

    Do you think the Muslim flight attendant should get to keep her job after refusing to serve drinks to passengers over her religious freedom in deference to islam?


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    Kiss andTales 16 months ago

    True we are to obey theGoverment to a point because even Jesus says so ,

    Mr 12:17Jesus then said: “Pay back Caesar’s things to Caesar, but God’s things to God.”

    But notice we are not to give God things to Ceasar.

    Ac 5:29 God is a higher ruler .


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Karen Wade (Jokarenk) says

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  • Norine Williams 16 months ago

    Amen! Straight from the Word of God! Love the sinner, "hate" the sin!


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Juno Smith says

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  • Norine Williams 16 months ago

    Me as well! But "TRUTH" will prevail!


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  • Norine Williams 16 months ago

    "Undue hardship?" NO! They married when she went to jail! T7 enforces BOTH! Nxt GOVT will protect prostitution if that's what "the PPL want!" Does it make it rt? Who care what GOD wants? But "VENGEANCE IS MINE, SAITH THE LORD!" So don't cry, PPL!


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Norine Williams says

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  • Juno Smith 16 months ago

    Huckabee wants to visit her, maybe she will run for an office later… no Sarah Palin though, please...

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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 16 months ago

    If you read my question, you will see that I stated that the bible orders people to kill homosexuals, and Paul states in the new testament that they are worthy of death. someone could conceivably take that into their own hands.


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    Kiss andTales 16 months ago

    Da 7:10A stream of fire was flowing and going out from before him. A thousand thousands kept ministering to him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him. The Court took its seat, and books were opened.

    The courts in the heavens stands.


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    Julie McFarland (JMcFarland) 16 months ago

    The Supreme Court did not create the law, they interpreted the law. http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/0... Davis swore an oath to uphold the law and failed to do so in contempt.


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