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An Open Letter to Rowan County Clerk, Kim Davis

Noah Manne | Posted 09.04.2016 | Politics
Noah Manne

Every job has a description that enumerates the tasks the job holder is obligated to perform. Your County Clerk job is no exception. When you choose to take a job, whether you are elected or simply hired, you are obliged to perform all of its tasks.

No, Kim Davis Is Not Martin Luther King, Jr.

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.03.2016 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Instead of striving for a more inclusive world, she is going to jail in her desire to exclude. Instead of seeking justice for all, she was the obstacle to justice for gay couples. If your love feels like hate then it is not love. If you are using God to denigrate and humiliate then it is not God.

Kentucky Clerk Refuses To Issue Marriage License To Gay Couples In Heated Exchange

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Kentucky county clerk on Tuesday refused to issue marriage licenses for two same-sex couples despite a Supreme Court ruling ordering t...

I'm With Stupid: Anticipating Reactions to Reactions to Reactions

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.03.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I know that on occasion this column can skew left in its political leanings, and in the past I may have offended a few people on the right side (looki...

Oklahoma Bill Would Give Clergy Power Over Marriage Licenses

Religion News Service | Greg Horton | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) -- In an effort to block the state’s involvement with gay marriage, the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday ...

Should Marriage Take Longer Than Divorce?

Amira Young | Posted 07.10.2013 | Divorce
Amira Young

Divorce doesn't need any extra punishment. Many men and women going through it already feel like failures without the help of any legal entities. There's got to be a way to prevent the pain. And, of course, not make some divorces last longer than the marriages themselves.