As the Eastern District of Kentucky hears a motion to hold Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis in contempt, national media coverage of the case has picked up.
This morning, I appeared on Democracy Now! to discuss the legal issues in the case and our clients' position. Public officials cannot use their religious beliefs as an excuse to deny rights and government services to other people. Ours is a simple argument, and the courts so far have ruled totally in our favor. Allowing religious whims as an excuse for public officials to discriminate would nullify the Fourteenth Amendment.