More than a year ago, a Kentucky county clerk was jailed for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay
couples despite the federal law protecting equal marriage. She was refusing based on her religious
convictions citing that it goes against her moral fiber to issue these licenses.
Using Chapter 2, identify and discuss what y??????ou feel the issues are with this case. You should
discuss what the issues are for the county clerk and her intended conclusion. You should also discuss her
opponent?s issues and their intended conclusion. Make sure that you used sound reasoning to back your
I would like you to approach this leaving your feelings about gay marriage aside, but rather examining what
stance she took, her reasoning, and whether she was properly punished.