September 8, 2015

100 Words -- Render Unto Caesar

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis found herself caught between Caesar and God. She chose her religious beliefs, but rather than resign she wants to keep her job without having to do the things she objects to. Wouldn’t we all like to have that option? Like any other job, being a public servant sometimes involves carrying out policy decisions you don’t agree with. But being a public servant isn’t like any other job. Davis swore on a Bible “to support the Constitutions and laws of the United States and Kentucky … so help me God.” She can’t have it both ways.

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