'Religious Freedom' Will Not Be A License To Discriminate On Our Watch | Rev. Barry Lynn

When the U.S. Supreme Court declared that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, it was a moment of joy - and relief - for the majority of Americans.

But for the Religious Right and other fundamentalists, it was something else entirely: a nightmare scenario come true. And in the wake of the high court's June 26 decision, some county clerks huffed and puffed about their supposed "religious freedom" right to refuse to deal with gay couples - even though the Supreme Court's decision made no allowance for such behavior.

Yet we are seeing around the country a concerted effort to undermine the high court's ruling by insisting that government employees have a "religio