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Tom Crawford: Religious freedom laws could have unintended impact
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If you’ve been watching TV, you surely have seen the controversy in Kentucky, where a court clerk has been in and out of jail for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses on the grounds that it violates her religious beliefs. Georgia has avoided that kind of media frenzy, largely because probate judges here have done what they promised to do when they took the oath of office: uphold the law. “You know, you got to follow the law,” Colquitt County Probate Judge Wesley Lewis told a reporter.