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[–] 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.

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[–] acratus 2 points 0 points (+2|-2) ago 

In 1988. When she started her job. Long before "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was even passed.

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

They didn't want to have to move to another county in order to get married. You can't just go to another county to get your marriage license, you have to live there.

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[–] helmetbox 4 points -3 points (+1|-4) ago 

she refused to do her job altogether

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[–] acratus 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

Do you even know what a county clerk does? They don't just sit around and wait to hand out marriage licenses:

http://www.naco.org/sites/default/files/documents/Role%20of%20the%20County%20Clerk.pdf