Top Clinton Advisor Dodges Question On Protecting Tax Status For Churches Opposed to Gay Marriage

The Associated Press
The Associated Press

Karen Finney, a top advisor for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, declined to answer if she believes churches that refuse to perform same sex marriages should lose their tax exempt status. Responding to a question from Breitbart News, Finney dodged with, “honestly today just thinking about what this means for my LGBT friends.”

Finney is a strategic communications advisor and senior spokesperson for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign.

Same sex marriage advocates won a major Supreme Court victory Friday when gay marriage was declared a constitutional right and the law of the land across all 50 states. Those of us who have already seen the left use the shield of gay rights as a sword to terrorize Christians and strip the Faithful of their First Amendment rights, have good reason to worry about the effect today’s ruling will further have on the erosion of our religious rights.

The idea that Churches could lose their tax exempt status for refusing to perform same sex marriages is not some wild-eyed conspiracy. In his dissent today, Chief Justice John Roberts reminded the world that the no less than the Solicitor General of the United States “candidly acknowledged that the tax exemptions of some religious institutions would be in question if they opposed same-sex marriage.”

Quote: “WOULD be in question.”

Pro-gay marriage activists and politicians should all be required, for the record, to state their position on this issue. This means everyone from Hillary Clinton to local public officials to activists.

This won’t be easy. The same mainstream media that loves to put Republicans in boxes, refuse to do the same with Democrats. Moreover, there is no reason to believe that the same Democrats who lied about their position on same sex marriage would not blithely lie in their answer on this crucial question of religious freedom.


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