Bunning transgressed Article VI of the Founders’ Constitution along the way. Article VI flatly prohibits the federal government from using a “religious test” as a condition for holding office. (The Founders permitted the states to use any kind of religious test they wanted, a topic for another day).
Judge Bunning, as a representative of the federal government, imposed a blatantly religious test on Kim Davis. He said, in essence, if you hold to a religious doctrine that homosexual “marriage” is contrary to God’s design, you cannot hold public office anytime, anywhere, in the United States of America. That is as flagrant a violation of the Constitution as is possible to imagine.
The upshot of all this is that if anyone is going to get punished in this whole affair, it should be the federal judge. According to the Founders’ Constitution, he is only allowed to hold office “during good behavior.” Well, shredding the very Constitution he took an oath to uphold is not only bad behavior, it is very bad behavior. There is every ground for