Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who favored jail to issuing same-sex marriage certificates, will be a guest at President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address Tuesday.
Her appearance, as well as that of her attorney, Mat Staver, was arranged by the conservative pro-traditional marriage Family Research Council, according to the Washington Examiner.
Davis’ appearance is in answer to one of the president’s own guests, James Obergefell, the plaintiff in the case that led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.
The Examiner reported:
Davis, the Rowan County clerk, refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it conflicted with her Christian beliefs. She spent five nights in jail. Her case helped to push religious liberty into the presidential contest.
Fox News reported:
— Fox Nation (@foxnation) January 12, 2016
Once word got out, the haters on the left released their bile.
Kim Davis will be at the SOTU, because Republicans needed someone more unconstitutional than they are to balance out the crowd.
— Sarah Wood (@SarahWoodwriter) January 11, 2016
Unconstitutional? You mean like side-stepping Congress by issuing executive orders to take the place of legislation that would never pass?
But they were just getting started.
@SarahWoodwriter . I Hope POTUS Calls Her Out: ‘Over There Is Bigot Kim Davis. Thanks Kim For Being Here Spreading Reckless Hate’
— Robert Craig (@RC5251) January 11, 2016
— Kristina (@SparklyJinx) January 12, 2016
Why is Kim Davis’ fat ass going to the state of the union tomorrow? She should to go to a hair salon and a gym instead
— Michael (@MichaelAlvarez_) January 11, 2016
— Captain Murdock (@CaptMurdock) January 12, 2016
— LisaHenderson06 (@MamaBear64) January 12, 2016
Kim Davis will be at the SOTU address. Ted Cruz will take break from campaign to put his tongue in her ear. https://t.co/qQZGDB93l3
— Christopher Moore (@TheAuthorGuy) January 12, 2016
Obergefell will join 24 other presidential guests, including a Syrian refugee, who will sit in First Lady Michelle Obama’s box during the address.
H/T: The Right Scoop
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