'Bible-Believing' TX Justice of the Peace in Trouble for Declining to Perform Same-Sex Marriages

Posted on AllSides December 5th, 2019
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McLennan County Justice of the Peace Dianne Hensley, a devout Christian, has received a public warning by Texas' State Commission on Judicial Conduct for refusing to perform same-sex marriages.

The Waco Tribune-Herald reports Hensley, who has been in office for the last five years, has said that, as a "Bible-believing" Christian, her conscience prohibited her from doing same-sex weddings so she was entitled to a "religious exemption."

Hensley said her office sometimes tells same-sex couples that the judge is not available and gives them a list of those who will...

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