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Pandora's Box

Just a few days ago, for instance, in the window of time in which Indiana's gay marriage ban was annulled before the ruling was stayed, at least one Indiana county clerk decided she would not abide by the court order because of the bible and its purported stance in favor of marriage between one man and one woman. (The Bible may say some problematic things about gays; but it's far from straightforward on the "one" part of the marriage formulation.)