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If Kim Davis doesn't want to certify same-sex marriages, she should quit her job

If Kim Davis doesn't want to certify same-sex marriages, she should quit her job

To the editor: Why do the religious beliefs of Kim Davis, a county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples, take precedence over others' lives and beliefs, causing so much distress, inconvenience and time and expense in court? The solution is absurdly simple. ("Kentucky clerk defies Supreme Court on same-sex marriage and could be held in contempt," Sept. 1) Yes, Davis has a right to her personal religious beliefs and to practice them. She does not have the right to inflict these beliefs on others. We have a right to freedom too. Her job requires following rules and regulations set up by the state and federal governments. Her...

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