Marco Rubio often pitches himself as the candidate of the future, but when it comes to the issue of same- sex marriage, he’s something of a throwback.
This bill's very existence suggests the lengths to which the forces of recalcitrance and resistance are willing to go to carve out some kind of official exemption for their bigotry.
"Yes, well, Pope Francis has some interesting opinions..."
"Conscientious objection must enter into every juridical structure because it is a right," Francis said.
"The governor’s refusal to take elementary steps to protect religious liberties has now landed Kim Davis in jail," Liberty Counsel founder and chairman Mat Staver said.
It is not just gay men and lesbians who are threatened by the so-called “religious liberty” movement — it's all of us.
"The contempt order itself was unlawful," Roger Gannam, a lawyer for Kim Davis, told Reuters.
A county clerk's office in rural Kentucky issued a marriage license to a gay couple on Friday morning after defying a federal judge's orders for months.
Summer is winding to a close, and sanity is in short supply.
A Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds was held in contempt of court and jailed.
Why would people want to deny others rights and happiness in their personal lives, which should be none of their business?
Homophobes, misogynists, bigots... what a wonderful world.
"Making a difference for one couple versus another, that's not what I'm out to do," says the Kentucky clerk refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.