Follow the Law or Resign

Barb Wire

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US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy told Harvard students that government officials should resign if a law violates their conscience.

Without mentioning Kim Davis, his message was clear toward dissenters of the marriage opinion.

While this sounds attractive, the foundational question is who sets the laws of our nation?

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Thomas Jefferson wrote, “What gives the idea that judges have the final authority to be the arbiters of the law? If that were the case we would have a despotic branch.”

The Constitution is the highest law in our land.

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Mathew D. Staver
Mathew D. Staver is Chairman and Founder of Liberty Counsel®, an international nonprofit litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family since 1989, by providing pro bono assistance and representation on these and related topics. With offices in Florida, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and an outreach in Israel, Liberty Counsel has hundreds of advocates around the world.

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