Ohio, a Purple State that was stupid enough to elect a 100% Red government, has been dealing with the consequences of that idiotic decision. And so it goes today, when Ohio’s AG has decided it is his Christian duty to harass, abuse, and discriminate against a legally-married couple, one of whom is about to die, because they are gay. And only because they are gay.
As noted here, a Federal judge ordered Ohio not to do this. And AG DeWine is telling them to pound sand. Of all the inhuman, unconstitutional, jackass things to do. An Attorney General should know better.
Because of this hateful course of action, a man may not be allowed a decent burial in his family plot. General DeWine has done some great work on human trafficking, sexual assault, pill mills, and other criminal matters, and had been praised (including on this blog) for so doing. But this action is beyond the pale.
The AG will waste taxpayer money, harm an Ohio family, go against the wishes of the local government and defy a federal judge, and will lose in the end. WTF?
Really, WTF, Ohio?
Mr. Blunt and Cranky
Update: DeWine is not appealing the TRO, so some people think that means he is not out to shaft these poor guys. However, if Mr. Arthur lives past early August, he WILL fight a preliminary and permanent injunction to allow Arthur, who is in hospice care, to be listed as married on his death certificate and Obergefell to be listed as his surviving spouse.
So, he’s still a hateful, discriminatory dick for doing this.