I tend to agree, particularly about the clerk, whose very specific job it was to uphold and facilitate the current laws being enacted — not to comment on their validity. In that case, if she didn’t want to do what her job entailed, she should have quit. The cake case is a bit more nuanced, if not still problematic on a variety of fronts.

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