God, Homosexuality and the Legalities of Refusing Service

For a country founded on principles of freedom, liberty and equality, the United States is having tremendous difficulty grappling with same-sex marriage and LGBTQ discrimination.  In fact, even prior to the June 2015 Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges legalizing same-sex marriage, national headlines have included a long stream of cake bakers, florists and pizzerias  refusing service to homosexuals. Today, a Kentucky County Clerk is garnering international attention for her termination and imprisonment (for contempt of court) for refusing to issue marriage licences to homosexual couples. The country seems torn on whether the clerk is a modern-day Joan-of-Arc fighting for religious rights or whether she’s simply a close-minded bigot.

Calgary Rainbow Bus (00299646xD7EDD)

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