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The owner has the right to serve whoever they want or don't want..
Maybe in a time of such political correctness, the right answer would be
we are back logged and don't have time to do it..
You obviously should NEVER tell anyone you will not serve them for being a certain color, creed, or sexual orientation..
This is completely wrong and a violation of the first amendment. Not to mention the fact that any business owner should be able to choose who he will and will not do business with for any or no reason. Classic liberal judicial over reach. Personally, I would close my doors and go out of business before complying with this command from a corrupt regime.
how about serving black people...c'mon...this was going on in the sixties, in the south. there were supreme court cases outlawing this very thing....how about not serving white Christians??...are you in favor of that too?
As for the bakery if I lived close by I'd exercise MY freedom of speech and stand outside with a sign saying the store is run by intolerant bigots.
I agree. They must agree with someone elses beliefs. That is why I am standing outside your house with the exact same sign.
reply to post by Willtell
Wow being gay you get lots of rights very cool.Next time i go to the gym i think ill tell them im gay and really not comfortable with men staring at me and tell them i need to use the womens locker room instead. Since they cant deny my rights being gay should be fun. Only problem ill have is maintaining my composure but i guess i can take a cold shower im in the locker room.
reply to post by OccamsRazor04
You could marry your car as long as you have liability insurance!
This is wrong. A business owner has the right to refuse service and always has had that right. This is liberal politics. The judge should be kicked off the bench.
you do realize that you are talking about a gay person buying a wedding cake, right?...what would be your excuse for NOT selling a wedding cake to a gay person?...cooties?...and what is amazing is that it's because the owner believes in the writings of an unknown author in a 2000 year old book about what a mythical being said....edit on 7-12-2013 by jimmyx because: (no reason given)
Read what you wrote. You discriminate against those who believe in God. Hypocrite.
For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’[a]? 6 So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.
reply to post by Rosha
many christians only follow the old testament which jesus also followed in his life and think new testament books are catholic garbage meant to mislead people from the truth
reply to post by Willtell
At this point in the US sexual orientation is NOT a protected class, so I'm not sure how the judge came up with this ruling. Maybe the ACLU put serious lobbying pressure on someone. If it goes to a higher court it will most likely be overturned.
Something that many don't realize when we see these rulings that seem to come from out of the blue, is that judges aren't required to have any legal training whatsoever. Anyone can be appointed a judge. You don't have to study the law, you don't have to graduate law school, you don't have to pass the bar, you aren't even required to have any experience in any field related to the legal system at all.
Colorado Law prohibits discrimination in places of public accommodation based on certain protected classes (characteristics). Examples of prohibited discriminatory practices include: terms of service; denial of full and equal service; intimidation; failure to accommodate; access; conditions; privileges; advertising; and retaliation. A place of public accommodation can be a: bar; restaurant; financial institution; school or educational institution; health club; theater; hospital; museum or zoo; hotel or motel; public club; retail store; medical clinic; public transportation; nursing home; recreational facility or park; and library.
Colorado law prohibits discrimination in places of public accommodation based on actual or perceived sexual orientation. By legal definition, sexual orientation means heterosexuality, homosexuality (lesbian or gay), bisexuality, and transgender status. Transgender status means a gender indentity or gender expression that differs from societal expectations based on gender assigned at birth.
Or look at it this way - You have a regular customer who is 60 or so, and one day he comes in asking you to make a cake celebrating his wedding. The lucky bride will be a 10-year-old girl. Should you be forced to make that cake?
reply to post by Rosha
many christians only follow the old testament which jesus also followed in his life and think new testament books are catholic garbage meant to mislead people from the truth, what you quotes was new testament scripture if i'm not mistaken and as for your bigot euphemism, what one appears to be is not always the truth and is usually relative to the viewer and their emotions.
you're declaring one right more important than another and you can't even see that fact, you're judging others with a blindfold on and lobbing insults, distracting people with target words doesn't make you more right i hope you know.