Attorney: Gays' goal goes beyond marriage

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

The true agenda of homosexuals became evident in a lawsuit filed against a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to homosexual couples.

After five lawyers on the U.S. Supreme Court found a constitutional right to same-sex "marriage," homosexuals applied for licenses in the Rowan County Clerk's office. The clerk, Kim Davis, refused – citing her faith as a Christian for not recognizing a lifestyle God refers to in scripture as an abomination.

Davis's attorney is Roger Gannam of Liberty Counsel, whose client took the stand Monday to testify in the suit against her.

Gannam

"We were able to see through her testimony that this case, more and more, is really about the plaintiffs wanting to force Kim Davis to issue a marriage license despite her sincerely held religious beliefs," the attorney explains. "It's not about the plaintiffs' desire to get married."

Kentucky law stipulates that marriage license applicants can get a license in any county – so the plaintiffs could have driven a short distance to obtain the license elsewhere. As Gannam points out, they were certainly willing to put out extra effort to go to court Monday.

"They drove two hours to a county where they could have gotten a license if they wanted one," he notes. "They drove an hour last week to court to a county where they could've gotten a license if they wanted one. And they could've gotten a license in just about every county in between that they passed through if they had wanted one."

Gannam argues that the case is about "crushing dissent" and forcing Christians out of public office.

"Just as Justice Alito predicted in his dissent in Obergefell [the same-sex marriage case], secularists are trying to 'stamp out every vestige of dissent' by targeting people of faith who do not agree with same-sex marriage," Gannam states in a press release.

The court could issue a decision in Davis's case by mid-August.

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