Skip to comments.Texas Judge James R. DePiazza Has Bizarre New Wedding Requirement
Posted on 07/14/2015 11:40:03 AM PDT by EveningStar
A Texas judge is so opposed to same-sex weddings that he wants every couple he marries -- straight or gay -- to sign a document acknowledging his views.
The agreement required by Judge James R. DePiazza, of The Colony, which is just north of Dallas, states that he doesn't want to perform same-sex weddings but will do so if asked ...
"I think it's an interesting innovation in trying to hold your nose and do your job by making everybody else hold your nose as well," Katherine Franke, the director of the Public Rights/Private Conscience Project at Columbia University's law school, told the website. "It's creative, but I don't imagine it will stand up in court." ...
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I hate the Huffington Post. It’s a rag. I can’t click the link.
The story is being reported elsewhere. Search on “James R. DePiazza”
Ok, great. Thank you!
I clicked and it froze the puter.
Since he has the choice to marry couples or not and doesn’t want to hold his nose, then don’t marry anyone. With this contract, he’s setting himself up for another Whaaaa! Look at MEEEEE! I’m LGBTWHATEVER! Give me $$$$$! law suit.
Nope. No bias there.
This is exactly what the bakers in (gag) Portland got gagged for...
It’s an opinion piece.
This is what all businesses that does not want to cater to gay weddings should do. Imagine a wedding cake with “we do not endorse same sex marriage written on the cake or a banner that read the same hanging on the wall of the venue. They can’t sue you you still performed the job and th most they can do is ask for a refund which they may gut have trouble collecting is fine since you didn’t want to be paid for that job any way.
Pilate did that, I don’t think it worked too good.
Maybe that's his goal.
Bakers in Portland should have made the cake in the wrong color, screwed up the words, used pickle juice in the frosting...
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