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Its not exclusive to race. Mississippi should be ashamed of itself. This law will only be abused to the fullest extent. What happened to Life,Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness?
a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices; especially : one who regards or treats the members of a group (as a racial or ethnic group) with hatred and intolerance
Well, there is plenty wrong with it. But, I was born in Bruce in 1951 and have some elderly relatives still alive. I know that southerners really believe that if you don't live by their morality rules, you are something else, and don't deserve the same freedoms. That is why I don't live there.
reply to post by doubletap
Then you should be aware that you have the right to refuse service to anyone, singling out a select type to refuse for no reason other than lets say, differing religious belief is counter productive to society as a whole. shame on you.
As a gay man I would simply go to a bookstore that catered to MY beliefs then
Umm excuse me, but telling me I have to bake a cake with 2 grooms on top of it or face discrimination charges qualifies as force in my book.
Well, if you have no other reason than simply because you are discriminating against another person, why shouldn't you be charged with discrimination???
Or do you support discrimination and therefor think that discrimination laws should be removed???
Can you please quote the Bible verse that addresses wedding cakes? That states that making a wedding cake, for anyone, is a sin?
Follow-up question: what if I get you to make a cake for my wedding, but have my own extra groom topper to go on it.
Are you still sinning when you make the cake in that case? If not why not?
Third question: are you familiar with the concept of ad absurdum?
reply to post by Bone75
YES, actually, that was PERFECT ad absurdummy ...
except the Bible does clearly say "Thou shalt not kill."
reply to post by tigertatzen
Speaking of hypocrisy....since they always demand tolerance, where is the tolerance in the gay community for differing opinions ?
Having different opinions than you do doesn't make others ignorant.