Lawmaker asks would-be SC judges about ‘Supreme Being,’ gay marriage, equal pay for women

The South Carolina Statehouse

A Republican S.C. House member wants to know about the “personal relationship” that would-be state judges have with the “Supreme Being,” whether they would perform a gay marriage and how they would rule if a woman sued for equal pay, according to a story posted on The State’s website.

“Those things … would give an indication of how ... they see the world, and how you see the world is going to have everything to do with how you see law, and how a judge should treat law,” said state Rep. Jonathon Hill, who issued the 30-question survey.

State staffers quickly squelched the survey as improper.

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