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many mayors who conduct citizenship ceremonies said they would find ways to avoid it
court cases, and looking at the issues, there is one question that is being danced around time and time again, and the courts will ultimate have to answer:
Whose belief holds weight in these kinds of cases, those providing the service, or those seeking service?
originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: visitedbythem
A Bible thumper that likes to constantly post pictures of their weapons, really there is no red flags being raised at all, sincerely...
Shouting down of a controversial speaker -- a professor who opposes the use of gender-neutral pronouns -- at McMaster University raises new concerns about academic freedom.
Not saying I'm against homosexuals, I just don't understand why somebody would want to force a business to do something against their beliefs. I understand public accommodation but, come on, why make a small mom and pops shop do this?
A Bible thumper that likes to constantly post pictures of their weapons
originally posted by: ketsuko
Such a cynic! And because some are hypocrites, we all are and therefore, none of us should have the right to actually practice our faith?
Thanks but no thanks. I live my faith. I truly do. Not saying I never sin. We all do, but I don't flagrantly defy the rules and then claim I am infinitely forgiven like so many.
originally posted by: sdcigarpig
a reply to: ketsuko
If they did not use Religion as an excuse, then your argument would be valid. However, since religion was brought up, as an excuse to deny services, then the door is opened up and should be discussed as to the points I brought up.
If we go by prior court cases, then Religious bias is not an excuse to refuse service. The owner of the Heart of Atlanta hotel, found out, in that court case, that went up to the US Supreme court, and we can have no doubt about his belief or faith.