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originally posted by: ketsuko
OK, I guess if you go into business and decide that your clientele is going to be exclusively midgets wearing strap-ons. Then you ought to be able to do that, and if someday, one of your clientele comes in with the Pope, you ought to be able to say, "I am sorry, but you are not a midget wearing a strap-on. Please leave because we don't serve your kind here." to the Pontiff. He clearly isn't part of your clientele.
The question is ... would you?
originally posted by: rickymouse
originally posted by: windword
a reply to: seasonal
You don't know what you're talking about. Businesses have the right to refuse service to anyone for any or no reason, as long as that reason isn't race, religion, sex or disability, and to some degree, sexual orientation.
The designer is using her 1st Amendment right to protest Trump's rhetoric by refusing 1st Lady Melania Trump service, even though Melania never asked to be served. It's a public statement of repute.
The first amendment does not protect you from slandering someone.
she is just a hypocrite like all of us
I seriously doubt she's going to be flooded with orders from Liberals. The average person can't afford them, so she's just speaking to the wealthy.