The fracas has caught the attention, and outrage, of two of the major legal organizations defending religious rights in America, the Alliance Defending Freedom, which is representing Neely in her fight over basic religious liberties and against the extremism of the same-sex “marriage” advocates on the state commission, and the Becket Fund for Religion Liberty, which took up Neely’s cause in a friend-of-the-court brief.
The point is that Neely is not allowed to solemnize marriages in her role as a municipal judge, and while she is allowed to as a magistrate, there is no requirement for that, there is no pay for it and there are a multitude of situations in which magistrates can cite personal objections and decline to do so.
The county clerk A federal judge in Kentucky brushed off the First Amendment religious rights of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and ordered her to issue same-sex “marriage” licenses in violation of her constitutionally protected rights. “The state is not asking her to condone same-sex unions on moral or religious grounds, nor is it restricting her from engaging in a variety of religious activities.
Davis remains free to practice her Apostolic Christian beliefs.
That was probably the worst.” Former pastor Joshua Feuerstein The case of Cut the Cake in Longwood, Florida, is a case where the bakery, which had advertised on LGBT sites, refused to sell a cake with a biblically based message on it.The lawsuit, from the Thomas More Society, a legal team based in Chicago, alleges the discrimination came at the hands of Missouri State governors Peter Hofherr, Joe Carmichael, Stephen Hoven, Carrie Tergin, Beverly Miller, Gregory Spears, Kendall Seal, Tyree Lewis, Gabrial Gore and Virginia Fry, as well as President Clifton Smart III, Internship Coordinator Kristi Perryman, Tamara Arthaud, the head of the counseling department, and Angela Anderson, a faculty member.“Plaintiff was targeted and punished for expressing his Christian worldview regarding a hypothetical situation concerning whether he would provide counseling services to a gay/homosexual couple.“Well, folks, as we predicted, it didn’t take long for the ugly face of the homosexual movement to present itself.“What started out with ‘mere’ death threats against myself and my family and homosexuals spamming my Facebook page with gay porn shots, has escalated to physical violence,” he wrote.