Given Washington state’s current persecution of pro-life pharmacists, and the legislature’s refusal to pass amendments protecting conscience and religious freedom, is it really a stretch to believe that, if marriage is redefined, the full weight of the government will seek out and victimize those whose beliefs on marriage do not fall in with the state’s neo-political orthodoxy? Don’t take my word for it. Let’s ask the pharmacists . . . .
Austin R. Nimocks is senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, an alliance-building, non-profit legal organization that has defended marriage and religious liberty in courts throughout the U.S.