Kim Davis, a righteous lesser magistrate who is the County Clerk of Rowan County, KY, has now been sentenced to jail for refusing to sanction the wicked and degenerate act of sodomy. The scriptures prescribe the death penalty for sodomy thus making it impossible for a ruler who has been ordained by God to punish evil according Romans chapter 13 to sanction it. To read more about why Kim Davis is correct in resisting tyrannical and unlawful orders from higher authorities by denying fictional marriage licenses to sodomites, read Matt Trewhella’s article on how Kim Davis is obeying the scriptural Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates. Also, read this article explaining how this issue demonstrates why it matters who our ultimate authority is.
Fiorina believes Kim Davis should resign. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=69&v=CwxiBalI1QA
“I stand with Kim Davis. Unequivocally.” Read the rest of Ted Cruz’s strong defense of Kim Davis. https://www.tedcruz.org/news/cruz-i-call-upon-every-believer-every-constitutionalist-every-lover-of-liberty-to-stand-with-kim-davis/
“I spoke with Kim Davis this morning to offer my prayers and support. I let her know how proud I am of her for not abandoning her religious convictions and standing strong for religious liberty.” Read the rest of Mike Huckabee’s defense of Kim Davis. https://www.facebook.com/mikehuckabee/posts/10153233537647869
Rand Paul stated that he believes there should be “room for people to exercise their religious beliefs and not be told they have to do something they find morally objectionable.” Hear the rest of his comments in his interview on Fox News.
“I read that the Constitution is very clear that people have freedom of religion — you have the freedom to practice religious beliefs out there, it’s a fundamental right.” Listen to his interview with Laura Ingraham.
A Ben Carson representative responded to a BuzzFeed editor by saying that “Carson believes SCOTUS ruling [is] law of the land and should be respected.”
Graham has said Kim Davis must “comply with the law or resign.” https://www.opposingviews.com/i/politics/presidential-candidate-sen-lindsey-graham-calls-resignation-clerk-who-wont-issue-same-sex
“… we should make an accommodation. That’s really what the issue is here. Why are we forcing people if there’s other ways to accomplish what people want to do. Why are we forcing people to do something that in some faiths is a grievous sin, a very serious sin to cooperate in something that is. So why are we asking people to do that when we can make accommodations?” Read the rest of his comments: http://dailycaller.com/2015/09/04/santorum-defends-jailed-ky-clerk-allow-her-to-practice-her-faith/
“I don’t think anyone should have to choose between following their conscience and religious beliefs and giving up their job and facing financial sanctions. … I think you should be able to keep your job and follow your conscience. I absolutely do believe people have a First Amendment right, a constitutional right. I don’t think the court can take that away.” Read the rest of his comments.
“While the clerk’s office has a governmental duty to carry out the law, there should be a way to protect the religious freedom and conscience rights of individuals working in the office.” http://www.nytimes.com/politics/first-draft/2015/09/02/marco-rubio-says-government-should-respect-kim-daviss-beliefs/
Chris Christie stated in an interview with Laura Ingraham that “…we have to enforce the law too.”
“We’ll honor what the Supreme Court does. It’s the law of the land. It’s the way that America functions.” Read more on Kasich’s position.
Donald Trump said, “I don’t know enough about it to comment on it. Was she jailed? I really don’t know much about it.” http://www.c-span.org/video/?327944-1/donald-trump-news-conference
When asked later about Kim Davis he said: “It’s a tough situation, [But] you have to go with it. The Supreme Court has ruled. That’s the law of the land.” http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/252753-trump-on-ky-clerk-i-hate-to-see-her-put-in-jail
Jeb Bush, Rick Perry, George Pataki, and Jim Gilmore have not made any comments regarding Kim Davis.
Hillary Clinton said in a tweet that “Marriage equality is the law of the land. Officials should be held to their duty to uphold the law—end of story.”
Bernie Sanders, Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb, and Lincoln Chafee have not made any comments regarding Kim Davis.