The current kerfuffle regarding conservative bigotry against LGBT marriage (as manifest with the Kim Davis circus show and support by political candidates desperate for campaign ratings), is nothing she of the oppressed life of people living under Jim Crow Laws.
Before we visit a recent video segment of Fox News Shepard Smith's point-on critique of the Davis/Huckabee/Cruz and followers bigotry, let's remind ourselves of the national oppression associated with living under Jim Crow. The following is a long list, but we feel it is important to post the list as is, vs a simple like that most people do not follow.
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As promised above, Shepard Smith's comments re far more than apropos; his comments are "dead-on. No matter the shade of rationale, Davis represents clear bigotry perpetrated against people who feel they love each other to the level of seeking a legal bond.
In June of this year the US SCOTUS did the right thing in ruling against challenges (Or a challenge) to issuing marriage license to same sex couples. The American conservative is again cherry-picking laws and rulings they support while acting utterly un-American regarding laws and rulings they do not support.
What paces the American conservative above the law. As with Smith's comments, how is the Davis issue (unadulterated bigotry) any different than overt and oppressive racism against black people for decades.
It really is a national embarrassment and validation of conservative America's ease in embracing regressive social policy.