So we continue to see discussion about religious freedom. It is ridiculous that we are talking about this. No one is saying you cannot practice your religion. A fight for religious freedom is when practicing your religion can land you in jail or a concentration camp. Kim Davis did not land in jail because she was practicing her religion. She landed in jail for not following the law. She is still very much allowed to go to her church and practice her religion. A fight for religious freedom is when just having a Talmud or Bible or Quran in your possession can land you in jail or put your life at risk.
It is insulting to anyone who had to really fight for Religious freedom that this case in Kentucky is being compared to that. It is an insult to every holocaust survivor and everyone including Christians whose lives were threatened for the simple act of praying.
In relation to Capital Punishment Justice Scalia said that you have a right to your religious conviction but you do not have a right to your job if your conviction doesn’t allow you to do your job. I wonder if Scalia would tell that to Kim Davis.