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Can a Christian be a County Clerk?

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Can a Christian be a county clerk in the United States?

This is a question it now appears may ultimately be decided by five Supreme Court justices. With it, too, will ride such questions as: Can a Christian be a doctor? A nurse? A public-school teacher?

In June, when five justices declared that the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment creates a right to “same-sex marriage,” Justice Clarence Thomas issued a warning.

“In our society, marriage is not simply a governmental institution, it is a religious institution as well,” Thomas wrote in his dissent. “Today’s decision might change the former, but it cannot change the latter. It appears all but inevitable that the two will come into conflict, particularly as individuals and churches are confronted with demands to participate in and endorse civil marriages between same-sex couples.

“The majority,” said Thomas, “appears unmoved by that inevitability.”


Source: Terry Jeffrey, http://townhall.com/




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