Liberal Judge Will Not Perform Gay Marriages

According to the Olympian, Thurston County Judge Gary Tabor will not be performing gay weddings due to religious reasons. In the past, he has performed traditional weddings while refusing to do jail weddings. He knows the law and he can do this. We commend him for this. He graduated from a Christian college but we don’t know if he is a professing Christian – our experience is that he is a liberal, big government judge.
It is interesting when the paper . . .

Protecting a Private Citizen From Unhinged Bureaucracy

Even small town bureaucracy has become unhinged. Dalton Gardens is a small town of less than 2400 people, just north of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. It consists largely of horse-acre ranches and five acre tracts. Even in this cozy environment there are bureaucrats willing to waste taxpayer money for the sake of intimidating one of their people.
Dalton Gardens Irrigation District (District) demanded a forty foot easement across a woman’s five acre parcel to install a ten inch water line. The property . . .

Charged With Rape, the Court Falls Asleep

This case involves a 52 year old woman convicted of third degree rape of a child. What happened was the woman cultivated a friendship with a 15 year old boy. She claimed to have had motherly feelings for this boy who helped her with chores at work and stayed overnight at her home occasionally. Though she told the boy society would frown on them having sex, she gave him kissing lessons which “eventually escalated into a sexual relationship.” The record . . .