They knew they would be targeted by regulations in their state of Iowa if they continued, so they shut off wedding services, and their business dried up.“We can’t pretend it’s going to get better,” Betty Odgaard said.Since he did not give the ‘correct’ answer required by his counseling instructors, he was considered unsuitable for counseling and terminated from the program,” the lawsuit alleges.
They want the state to follow its own constitution and return them to their jobs with an acknowledgment that they are not required to perform weddings for same-sex duos. Possible suspension, removal from office and criminal counts, the office warned.
The North Carolina office for the court system had said, “Magistrates should begin immediately conducting marriages of all couples presenting a marriage license issued by the register of deeds. But the state constitution protects who live by their faith, their case notes.
Threatened with rape In Texas, David and Edie Delmore own a bakery, and were approached by Ben Valencia and Luis Marmolejo about a cake for a “gay wedding.” They declined, referring the potential customers to other bakers.
According to a report, “Since then their home has been vandalized and their son has been threatened with rape by a broken beer bottle.” Julie Brown Patton reported for The Gospel Herald the attacks came right after a local newspaper reported the “gay” duo were publicly accusing them of discrimination.
The county clerk A federal judge in Kentucky brushed off the First Amendment religious rights of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and ordered her to issue same-sex “marriage” licenses in violation of her constitutionally protected rights. “The state is not asking her to condone same-sex unions on moral or religious grounds, nor is it restricting her from engaging in a variety of religious activities.
Davis remains free to practice her Apostolic Christian beliefs.
He cited slogans spray-painted on his business, on his pickup truck, and on a garage door, and a rock thrown through a window.
See the report: Klawiter had stirred the pot of social values a week earlier when he posted a note he would decline to provide service to openly homosexual customers.
“However, her religious convictions cannot excuse her from performing the duties that she took an oath to perform as Rowan County Clerk,” he said, citing the same-sex “marriage” right that was created only weeks ago by the Supreme Court.