The Foundation for Moral Law is among
the Christian conservative groups rallying in support of Kim Davis,
the elected county clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky who is defying a
court order to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples.
Davis on Tuesday turned away at least
four gay couples despite having exhausted all possible legal options.
clerk faces contempt hearing for refusing to issue marriage licenses
to gay couples.)
The Foundation for Moral Law, which was
founded by Roy Moore, currently the chief justice of the Alabama
Supreme Court, on Tuesday issued a press release in which Foundation
President Kayla Moore praised Davis.
Moore reads anti-gay poem at event hosted by Flip Benham's radical
“[Davis is] a woman of exemplary
courage who is willing to risk her career to stand for what is
right,” Moore said. “I hope and pray that millions will be
inspired to follow her example.”
Bryan Fischer, host of AFA's Focal
Point radio program, called Davis “a hero” in a tweet to
“Kim Davis is an American hero,”
Fischer messaged to his 8,353 followers. “Standing on timeless
truth against politically correct tyranny.”
“I support Kim Davis like I would
support a clerk who wouldn't sign a form allowing a box car into
Auschwitz, 'law' or not,” he added in a separate tweet.
In a blog post, the National
Organization for Marriage (NOM), which works to undermine marriage
equality, said that Davis “is why we must fight.”
“Why must gay activists use their
power to try to punish, repress, and attack those who can never
accept to a false definition of marriage?” NOM President Brian
Brown rhetorically asked.
“Well, NOM will never bow to a lie,
nor will we salute what is evil,” he added before asking for a