The issue is tyranny. Americans are supposed to hate tyranny.
I do not know enough about the case to comment on whether Kim Davis’ actions were the best possible. Maybe this could have played out differently in a hundred ways. But the nuances of her judgments have now been made irrelevant.
A person in the United States of America has been sent to prison for asserting that her duties as a county employee (duties which federal edit has recently changed on her) run counter to her understanding of her state’s law, the will of her electors, and God’s law.
A person in the U.S. is now in jail for opting not to participate in new federal law which she reads as illegitimate and immoral. There is nothing new here; many CO’s and civil disobedients have gone before. Unhappy consequences have always accompanied those who have walked that path. It’s part of the package. But we need to pay attention.
Here is the most important…
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