NC JUDGE NOT WILLING TO PERFORM SAME SEX MARRIAGE DUE TO RELIGIOUS BELIEFS, RESIGNS
TPNN is reporting:
On October 10th, 2014, North Carolina's voter-approved ban on homosexual marriage was overturned by the Fourth Circuit Court. Last week, Swain County Magistrate Judge Gilbert Breedlove resigned from the bench upon which he sat for 24 years rather than be forced into violating his principles.
"It was my only option," Breedlove said. "We were directed we had to perform the marriages, and that was just something I couldn't do because of my religious beliefs."
"I was Christian when I started," said Breedlove. "Then, the law didn't require me to perform something that was against my religious belief. Now that law has changed its requirements."
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