“To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian.” So said the father of our nation and first American president, George Washington, in the 18th century. Now, in the 21st century, the “distinguished character of a Christian” is increasingly considered a disqualification from employment. And Kim Davis (shown), the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk who has made news recently, is a case in point.
She has just been jailed for acting in accordance with her Christian faith and refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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