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Justices Thomas and Alito, petty culture warriors | Boing Boing

The new Supreme Court term — the first without Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg — started on Monday, October 5. And one of the first things they did was refuse to hear an appeal from the infamously homophobic ex Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis. You may remember Davis from that time that she refused to separate church and state in the course of performing her then-duties as a county clerk required, and then turned her selfish self-righteousness into a national headline grabbing crusade.So yeah, it’s good that they wouldn’t waste their time hearing her roll out the same nonsensical arguments for justifying bigotry.

However, conservative Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito opted to use this opportunity make clear their distaste with the 2015 Obergefell v Hodges decision that led to the federal recognition of same-sex marriage — the law that Davis refused to uphold in her duties as a government employee.

From NPR:

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