Protesters defending their 'religious freedom' faced off against same-sex marriage advocates Thursday in Granbury, where the Hood County clerk had initially refused to issue a marriage license to a gay couple based on her religious objections. (Star-Telegram/Joyce Marshall) mfaulkner@star-telegram.com
Protesters defending their 'religious freedom' faced off against same-sex marriage advocates Thursday in Granbury, where the Hood County clerk had initially refused to issue a marriage license to a gay couple based on her religious objections. (Star-Telegram/Joyce Marshall) mfaulkner@star-telegram.com

Bud Kennedy

Hood County clerk needs a lesson on freedom

July 04, 2015 4:15 PM

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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