The Waco Tribune-Herald reports:
McLennan County Justice of the Peace Dianne Hensley has been given a public warning by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct for her “Bible-believing” stance that she will perform opposite-sex but not same-sex weddings.
The commission said that Hensley violated the portion of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct that states, “A judge shall conduct all of the judge’s extra-judicial activities so that they do not cast reasonable doubt on the judge’s capacity to act impartially as a judge. …”
The order says that from Aug. 1, 2016, to the present, Hensley had performed opposite-sex weddings but has declined to perform same-sex ceremonies.
Judicial board warns McLennan County JP for stance on same-sex weddings: She said in 2017 that she "would only do a wedding between a man and a woman," despite a landmark Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. https://t.co/qvWQuXBY8c pic.twitter.com/3mWShjJAZL— Waco Tribune-Herald (@wacotrib) December 3, 2019