Huckabee: I Can’t Believe Kentucky Clerk Is In Jail And Hillary Isn’t!

September 3, 2015 1:37 p.m.

Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said on Thursday it was a wonder that an anti-gay Kentucky county clerk was in jail and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton wasn’t.

He also described the clerk, Kim Davis, who was taken into federal custody earlier in the day for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, as a victim of the “criminalization of Christianity.”

A day earlier, Huckabee described Davis as a “person of great conviction.”

Soon after she was taken into federal custody on Thursday, Huckabee took to Twitter to say it was part of a bigger problem.

This post has been updated.

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.
Latest Livewire
Comments are now Members-Only

Non-members are still able to read comments, but will no longer be able to participate. To join the conversation, sign up now and get:

30% Off Annual Prime Membership

TPM strives to build as inclusive a community as financially possible. We offer FREE memberships to those experiencing financial hardship and FREE memberships for students.

View all options
Masthead Masthead
Founder & Editor-in-Chief:
Executive Editor:
Managing Editor:
Associate Editor:
Editor at Large:
General Counsel:
Head of Product:
Director of Technology:
Associate Publisher:
Front End Developer:
Senior Designer: