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Kansas Governor Acts To protect Religious Liberty

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback has acted to protect clergy and religious organizations from punishment for refusing to recognize or provide services for same-sex marriages, issuing an executive order entitled, Preservation and Protection of Religious Freedom:

“[T]he protection of religious liberty from government infringement is a constitutional and fundamental state interest, and government is obligated to take measures that advance this interest by preventing government interference with religious exercise in a way that complements the protections mandated by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution…”

Source: “Kansas Gov. Brownback Issues Executive Order Protecting Religious Freedom of Clergy on Same-Sex Marriage Objections” by Dr. Susan Berry (breitbart.com)