(Law Newz) On Tuesday, The Freedom From Religion Foundation, an organization that advocates separation of church and state, criticized Trigg County Judge Hollis Alexander because he allegedly refused to officiate a secular wedding.
“It is our understanding that Mandy Heath and her fiancé, Jon, were planning on getting married in Trigg County, KY on Friday July 22 at your courthouse,” wrote Staff Attorney Andrew L. Seidel in an open letter. The couple wanted a ceremony the next day, but one request reportedly led Alexander to back out: They wanted a secular wedding.
“I include God in my ceremonies and I won’t do one without him,” Alexander allegedly said.
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