Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Ky., county clerk, sat in a jail cell because she refused to comply when a federal judge ordered her to issue marriage licenses to homosexual and lesbian couples. In accordance with the letter of the law, the federal judge did not abuse his authority in jailing Davis.
Before we legitimize the federal judge’s behavior and demonize a woman for her failure to bow to a Supreme Court decision, it might be helpful to consider a relevant point.
In the face of an extraordinary culture shock, homosexual activists intentionally purposed to challenge a woman who had the courage and strength of character to suggest that maybe, just maybe, it was ill-advised to allow the federal judiciary to usurp powers which had for centuries resided within the purview of the states.
The activists who appeared before Ms. Davis had no true need to confront a county clerk who had faithfully and competently served her community for many years. They did what they did for the exclusive purpose of furthering the long-term agenda of the homosexual community. And therein lies the saddest aspect of this sorry story: those who believed themselves to have been abused became abusers.