Kim Davis is Not a Martyr for Religious Liberty. She’s a Tool of Religious Right Hysteria.

Justin DaMetz

The plight of Kim Davis has taken America by storm this week.

kimdavisThe Kentucky county clerk’s steadfast refusal to carry out her job, followed by her imprisonment for contempt of court, is the stuff Kirk Cameron and Kevin Sorbo movies are made of. Whether you think her a martyr or a bigot, you have to admit: this is dramatic stuff, especially for the apocalyptic crowd.

I’ve read two takes on the situation this week that I really enjoyed, and that I want to riff off of a little bit.

Over at Religion Dispatches, Sarah Posner is as usual a refreshing source of common sense and clarity, by cutting through the rhetoric and getting to the heart of the situation:

Religious freedom, of course, has long been seen as the hot 2016 culture war issue, so it’s not surprising to see some of the candidates line up to support Davis. Religious…

View original post 836 more words

Advertisements

Published by

downtownnation

You are welcome! This is the official Wordpress site of DOWNTOWN NATION. The Dopest and ace-making record label from the Southern part of Nigeria, built by an environmental biologist and a rapper, Ogbo Nadari (Boss Naldoho) and co-owned by a cool producer,Charley Eluanatein (Ravyblake on de beat). Here is the home for good music!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s