While there has a joy around the country on the ruling handed down by the nation’s highest court….
There are those who ARE gonna lok for and use ANYTHING they can to stymie Same-Sex marriages
Mississippi is the lone state that is hold up on those unions…
But now we have the Texas Attorney General going HIS own way….
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Sunday stated that county clerks, judges and justices of peace can deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples for religious reasons, arguing that the Supreme Court did not abolish religious liberty.
Ken Paxton, in his nonbinding legal opinion, went on to add that “numerous lawyers” would be made available to defend public officials refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples, according to The Associated Press.
“This newly minted federal constitutional right to same-sex marriage can and should peaceably co-exist with longstanding constitutional and statutory rights, including the rights to free exercise of religion and freedom of speech,” Paxton’s opinion states. Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick later requested to review the document….
MSNBC reports that the majority of Texas local government officals ARE issuing marriage licenses to ALL who apply…Share on Facebook