Kim Davis, a county clerk in Kentucky, is a hero come martyr in the minds of some now that she’s been jailed over her refusal to issue marriage licenses. She believes homosexuality is a sin and that marriage can only be between a man and a woman.
As we were heading out of the St. James football stadium during the first game of the season, my 13-year-old son Kyle spotted an Horry County police officer. He gave the officer a quick smile, they shook hands and we left.
In light of the decision this week by Charleston County schools to ban the Confederate flag from the district - and Horry County Schools very reasonable decision not to follow suit - I wanted to share an exchange I had with a particularly interesting reader.