Judge Orders Kim Davis Jailed – But His Order was Against the Law
On Thursday, a federal judge, who has no jurisdiction in the matter of Kentucky law regarding marriage, ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to be jailed for contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage licenses to sodomites.
The Kentucky county clerk citing religious reasons for refusing to issue marriage licenses was jailed for contempt of court. Kim Davis was taken into custody by US Marshals, after defying orders from a federal judge to issue licenses to same-sex couples.
US District Judge David Bunning ordered Davis detained, saying a fine would not be enough to force her compliance. Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), who filed a motion to find Davis in contempt, specifically requested a fine instead of imprisonment, in order to avoid having the Rowan County clerk become a martyr for her cause. Davis cannot be fired from the post, because she is as an elected official.
Deputy clerks were also threatened with contempt charges if they refused to issue marriage licenses. Five of the six clerks said they would comply with the judge’s order, AP reported. One of the deputy clerks, who is Davis’s son, continues to refuse, but will not be charged with contempt, according to local media.
Consider that this is a state issue, not a federal one. The Supreme Court claimed the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional and later would illegally rule against state law concerning marriage to open the door to lawless sodomites to engage in a redefinition of marriage. Again, there is no authority in the Constitution for the Supreme Court to act in such a manner.
Now the question must be asked, did Kim Davis violate the law and should she have been jailed? The answer is quite clear: Davis upheld the law, and the judge’s order is unlawful and, indeed, criminal and tyrannical.
According to Kentucky Revised Statutes Chapter 402.005, marriage is defined as:
As used and recognized in the law of the Commonwealth, “marriage” refers only to the civil status, condition, or relation of one (1) man and one (1) woman united in law for life, for the discharge to each other and the community of the duties legally incumbent upon those whose association is founded on the distinction of sex.
The chapter also goes on to point out that Davis was right in following the law as to who is not permitted to receive a marriage license. 402.010 reads:
Degree of relationship that will bar marriage. (1) No marriage shall be contracted between persons who are nearer of kin to each other by consanguinity, whether of the whole or half-blood, than second cousins. (2) Marriages prohibited by subsection (1) of this section are incestuous and void.
The chapter continues in 402.020 to prohibit other marriages, including those between members of the same sex, spouses who are married and seeking another marriage without divorce and polygamy.
Finally, it is noteworthy that 402.080 states, “No marriage shall be solemnized without a license therefor. The license shall be issued by the clerk of the county in which the female resides at the time, unless the female is eighteen (18) years of age or over or a widow, and the license is issued on her application in person or by writing signed by her, in which case it may be issued by any county clerk.”
So, Kim Davis has followed the laws of Kentucky and, I might add, the laws of God concerning marriage. Who then is the violator of law in this matter? First, the sodomites are the violators of these laws in their attempt to get a marriage license. Second, the judge in the matter is in violation of the law by ordering Davis to do what is unlawful.
Frankly, it seems high time the people of Kentucky stop protesting and start demanding that Judge David Bunning and members of the Supreme Court be impeached and that sodomites be held accountable lawfully for their criminal behavior. Like I’ve said before, if we would deal with the crime of sodomy lawfully, we wouldn’t be at this crossroads where so many people are confused about marriage.
A full list of marriage law statutes in Kentucky can be found here, which were written by the representatives of the people in the Kentucky legislature.