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Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Freddie Oakley's Courageous Stance Has Her Under Fire from Religious Extremists

Across Northern California County clerks will express their support for same-sex marriage Wednesday.

However it is Yolo County Clerk Freddie Oakley who is leading the way. She will give the couples a "Certificate of Inequality."
“Whereas: The state of California arrogates the right to limit your freedom to marry based on the gender of your chosen spouse, and

Whereas: Based on your choice of spouse I may NOT issue a license to marry to you, and
“Whereas: I am unable to divine any legitimate governmental purpose in the regulation of your marriage partner’s gender,

Now, therefore: I issue this Certificate of Inequality to you because your choice of marriage partner displeases some people whose displeasure is, apparently, more important that principles of equality.

Issued to: (a name here) and signed, this day, February 14, 2007

Freddie Oakley, Yolo County Clerk-Recorder.”
The San Francisco Chronicle on Monday covered Yolo County Clerk Freddie Oakley.
"I issue this Certificate of Inequality to you," the document reads, in part, "Because your choice of marriage partner displeases some people whose displeasure is, apparently, more important than principles of equality."

"This is my fifth year as county clerk and the fifth year in which I will be refusing marriage licenses to people of the same gender," Oakley said. "It gets harder every year."
Meanwhile Randy Thomasson of "Campaign for Children and Families" is trying to mobilize against Oakley.
Californians, protect marriage in the public square on Valentine's Day!

Homosexual activists are demanding marriage licenses again. This Valentine's Day in California, same-sex marriage advocates will barge into 20 county clerk's offices, asserting the right to be called husband and husband and wife and wife.

The situation is at its worst in Woodland, northeast of Sacramento, where County Clerk Freddie Oakley a self-proclaimed "evangelical Christian" who supports homosexual marriage will issue so-called "certificates of inequality" which support homosexual "marriages" to homosexual activists who come to her office on Valentine's Day.


This is like San Francisco all over again. Oakley's misuse of her public office has caught the attention of the media. We must protest this county clerk. We must stamp out the fire of corruption that she has started by violating her solemn oath to "well and faithfully discharge the duties" of a county clerk.
This group is intending to have large numbers in protest of Ms. Oakley's stance. The ceremony starts at noon outside of the County Administration building.

---Doug Paul Davis reporting