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indago
09-28-2015, 07:56 AM
...government officials have a "human right" to refuse to discharge a duty, such as issuing marriage licenses to homosexuals, if they feel it violates their conscience.

article (http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/28/us-pope-usa-idUSKCN0RS13320150928)

Motown
09-28-2015, 08:42 AM
I've never paid much attention to the Pope but the more I see of him the more I think he might be the anti-Christ. Saying that your religion should impact your secular duties as an elected official is pretty much crapping all over our Constitution.

fj1200
09-29-2015, 12:34 AM
...government officials have a "human right" to refuse to discharge a duty, such as issuing marriage licenses to homosexuals, if they feel it violates their conscience.

article (http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/28/us-pope-usa-idUSKCN0RS13320150928)

You just don't have a right to a job that you refuse to do.

indago
09-30-2015, 06:20 AM
From The Associated Press 30 September 2015:
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Rowan County clerk Kim Davis and her husband met privately with Pope Francis last Thursday afternoon at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C., for less than 15 minutes, said her lawyer, Mat Staver.
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article (http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_GAY_MARRIAGE_KENTUCKY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2015-09-30-03-10-18)

indago
09-30-2015, 06:22 AM
You just don't have a right to a job that you refuse to do.

Well, you can bring that up with the Pope...

fj1200
10-01-2015, 05:29 PM
Well, you can bring that up with the Pope...

I don't have to, he has no Constitutional role in this country.