Idaho Ministers Face Jail Time For Refusal To Marry Same Sex Couple

Idaho Ministers Face Jail Time For Refusal To Marry Same Sex Couple

Donald and Evelyn Knapp, both ordained ministers, have refused to marry a same sex couple in their chapel, The Hitching Post.

Now they face a $1000 fine for each day they decline hold the wedding and up to 180 days in jail.

City officials from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, states that the city has a non-discrimination statute that includes sexual orientation and gender identity, and because same-sex marriage became legal in Idaho on Oct. 15, 2014, the couple would have to conduct these weddings in their chapel.

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