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San Diego County Clerk: Let Me 'Enforce State Law' By Denying Marriage Licenses to Same Sex Couples

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, same sex marriage, gay rights, news, freedoms, ethics, politics )

- 1793 days ago -
Dronenburg seeks an immediate stay in order to refrain from issuing marriage licenses while his case is considered, after which he claims to expect that he will not be forced by the state to issue such licenses.

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Beverly T (82)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 11:52 am
What a waste of time, effort, and money that these crazy Repugs deny the poor but seem excited to spend for their PERSONAL agendas.
They have no more sense of actual civil duty than a fly circling a pile of crap which they created in the first place.

Joanne Dixon (38)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 2:30 pm
Beverly, great analogy. It seems to be that a County Clerk who breaks state law because of personal beliefes should at least be automatically removed from office, and possibly also arrested and charged.

Mitchell D (87)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 6:24 pm
I believe that Joanne and Beverly are both correct, and that if Dronenburg does not get his way in court, he ought to just leave the job. He can follow his conscience and take the appropriate consequences, rather than break the law while stying in it.

Jason S (50)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 10:19 pm
Good posting, thanks

Sheila D (194)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 2:20 am
Poster boy for 1950s - GOP and Religious Extremists love this guy. Be very interesting watching the outcome...this is just a test; many other states will follow if it works. Noted and thank you.

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 4:17 am
All because an extremely messy Supreme Court decision made for political and not judicial grounds.

Lois Jordan (63)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 7:43 pm
Noted. This guy's denial is strong....or maybe he's just mentally ill.

pam w (139)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:55 pm
That's easy--refusal to do your job is called INSUBORDINATION and is grounds for dismissal!
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