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Sunday , October 23 2016

BEHNA: BOOM! Pope Says Gov’t Workers Have Right To Reject Gay Marriage Licenses

On his way back to Rome from his historic U.S. trip, Pope Francis responded to a reporter aboard the plane that asked if a government worker has a right to defy a law ” … for example when issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples?”

The Pope responded with the following:

I can’t have in mind all the cases that can exist about conscientious objection … but yes, I can say that conscientious objection is a right that is a part of every human right. It is a right. And if a person does not allow others to be a conscientious objector, he denies a right.

It is a human right and if a government official is a human person, he has that right. It is a human right.

I did wish he mentioned this in his address to Congress, but nevertheless, I am glad to see the Pope reaffirm his support for religious liberty and conscience of faithful Christians.

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About Mitch Behna

Mitch Behna is a Tea Party Conservative and is currently an editor and writer/contributor for Wayne Dupree News Ninja. DISCLAIMER: The postings on these site are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the State of Illinois or any other employer.

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