A county clerk in Kentucky who personally objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds denied licenses to gay couples. She said she was acting “under God’s authority,” even after the Supreme Court refused to support her position.
"To issue a marriage license which conflicts with God’s definition of marriage, with my name affixed to the certificate, would violate my conscience," said county clerk. Kim Davis.
I don't think this woman is holy; she's just stupid.
The ACLU wants Kentucky clerk in contempt of court over denying gay marriage licenses.
Did You Know . . .?
You can cry in space, but tears won’t fall. Instead they form a little puddle that sits on your eye and spreads across your cheek.
On this day in1956m tanks were deployed against racist demonstrators in Clinton, Tennessee. Following the U.S. Supreme Court's 1954 ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, federal judge Robert Taylor ordered Clinton High School to desegregate with "all deliberate speed" in the fall of 1956. The integration of Clinton High School was forced to be first among Tennessee public schools. Anti-integration campaigners from inside and outside Clinton protested the decision to integrate the high school (Tennessee Historical Quarterly, Vol LVI). They were inspired by New Jersey white supremacist John Kasper and Asa Carter both of whom spoke publicly in Clinton on September 1, 1956 against the decision to integrate the high school. After violence was narrowly averted on the lawn of the Anderson County Courthouse. National Guard troops with tanks and 600 men were called into the city for two months to keep order.
WORD FOR TODAY
a procedure or formula for solving a problem.
(born September 3, 1965)
In the 2000s, Sheen became best known for his television roles. He replaced Michael J. Fox in Spin City and then starred in Two and a Half Men. He recently starred in the FX comedy series Anger Managment.
Sheen was the highest paid actor on television and earned $1.8 million per episode of Two and a Half Men.
(born September 3, 1943)
(born September 3, 1957)
(born 3 September 1981)
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?