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[–] acratus 20 points -12 points (+8|-20) ago 

Good, now imagine the jailer was an elected official that had been doing her job for 27 years, then a higher court told her that she was going to be required to serve pork against her religious beliefs or face fines and jail time. She could quit, but why should she have to? Religious conscience is protected in the free exercise clause of the first amendment.

Wait, this is Voat; any kind of countervailing thought against the FUCK CHRISTIAN REDNECKS circlejerk is unacceptable.


[–] Mead 3 points 17 points (+20|-3) ago 

Freedom of religion doesn't exempt you from laws and job requirements.


[–] acratus 6 points -2 points (+4|-6) ago 

Of course it does. Why don't the Amish have to pay taxes? Even the left-wing cooks at the ADL recognize the right to religious accommodation:

Requested accommodations vary - an employee may need a particular day off each year for a religious holiday; or to refrain from work every week on his or her Sabbath; or to wear religious garb; or to have a place to pray. An employer must try to arrange to allow the employee to meet these religious obligations. Examples of possible accommodations may include shift swaps between employees, voluntary assignment substitutions, flexible scheduling (allowing an employee to work on Sundays, Christmas or other national holiday in place of the day he or she needs off), lateral transfers to other positions in the company, and use of lunch time in exchange for early departure. An employer could allow an employee who is a Friday-night Sabbath observer to work longer hours on Monday through Thursday to enable the employee to leave early on Friday to be home for the Sabbath. An employer may require an employee to use paid time off, such as personal or vacation days, to meet an employee's required accommodation.


[–] TopShelfPrivilege 4 points 12 points (+16|-4) ago 

Religious conscience is protected in the free exercise clause of the first amendment.

Until your religious beliefs and practices impact the rights of others.


[–] fistfullaberries 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

But that's such a complicated concept. How on earth could you expect people to comprehend that?


[–] acratus 5 points -2 points (+3|-5) ago 

There are several thousand other counties in the States that would be more than willing to serve gay couples. They targeted her.


[–] PointsOutIdiots 5 points 1 points (+6|-5) ago 

You're an idiot.


[–] acratus 6 points 0 points (+6|-6) ago 

You're an exemplar of this site. Don't think, just condemn.


[–] Loumedia 2 points -1 points (+1|-2) ago 

Retard dribble. Same person who probably CRIES about trans people trying to get special bathroom treatment.

No special treatment for your retard skyman religion, no special treatment for queers.


[–] acratus 2 points -1 points (+1|-2) ago  (edited ago)

Go back to 4chan, infant.

And it's DRIVEL, not dribble.