IT BEGINS: Hamilton County, TN Clerk Knowles Says Office Will Begin Accepting Gay Marriage Couples

Hamilton County Clerk Bill Knowles stated his office will begin accepting gay marriage couples after the decision was made, the Chattanoogan.com reported. His office received a letter from the state saying, “We have been advised by the Tennessee Attorney General that county clerks may begin issuing marriage licenses immediately under the U. S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell. The Attorney General will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. CT at which time this will be formally announced, but county clerks do not need to wait for the press conference to begin issuing marriage licenses.”

http://www.chattanoogan.com/2015/6/26/303180/County-Clerk-Knowles-Says-Office-Will.aspx?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

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2 thoughts on “IT BEGINS: Hamilton County, TN Clerk Knowles Says Office Will Begin Accepting Gay Marriage Couples

  1. On 6/26/15 TN Attorney General issued the following information to County Clerks across the State: “Our advice to County Clerks this morning was to commence issuing marriage licenses as soon as possible”.
    Hamilton County Clerk Bill Knowles said, “A public official in many instances may hold a different view regarding laws and court actions. Ours is an administrative office and legal sources advise we don’t have the ability to choose which duties to perform.”

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    1. Marlene, I certainly feel for Bill. He is now on the front lines of this cultural battle. All Christians will increasingly face a choice on whether to obey God or man. I cannot judge Bill for following the letter of the law, even though I know the law to be unjust. I too face certain choices in my occupation. God is sovereign and has already won the war, even though this battle has been lost. God bless Mr. Knowles.

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