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The New Faces of Intolerance Have No Mirrors

Rowan county clerk Kim Davis is shown in this booking photo provided by the Carter County Detention Center.  Reuters

Rowan county clerk Kim Davis is shown in this booking photo provided by the Carter County Detention Center. Reuters

When you think of religious extremism, you probably automatically think of the turbaned man.  With IS and Boko Haram doing their thing, running amok, killing, raping and enslaving like it’s just another day at the office, it’s understandable that you might think of them first.  However, it’s a problem if you think they’re the ones guilty of such.  We’ve got our own home-grown version of it going on right here, right now.  It’s so far nothing as violent as its foreign counterpart but troubling none the same.  Call it extremism-light.  This new face of intolerance is a petite and bespectacled homemaker standing all of 5’5”.

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