9/4/15 – Thomas Jefferson on religious views conflicting with civic duty

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Thomas Jefferson and Humanities scholar who portrays him, Clay Jenkinson.

John Williams connects with Thomas Jefferson to talk about what traveling to Illinois would have been like in his time.  They also discussed the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses because it interfered with her religious beliefs.  They also conversed about a Sally Hemings question that was asked at the “Return of Thomas Jefferson” event.