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Sunday, June 09, 2013

COULD A CHRISTIAN BAKER WHO REFUSED TO MAKE WEDDING CAKE FOR A GAY COUPLE REALLY GO TO JAIL?

Should bakers and other vendors be allowed to refuse service to gays and lesbians, specifically when it comes to marital ceremonies? “No,” argues one gay couple who have filed a discrimination complaint against a Colorado baker who refused to provide them with a wedding cake.

Masterpiece Cakeshop, owned by Jack Phillips and based near Denver, Colorado, is at the center of the dispute after David Mullins and Charlie Craig attempted to order the baked good from the business last summer.

Phillips, declining to provide service after learning of the couple’s sexuality, cited his Christian beliefs. But Mullins and Craig aren’t accepting Biblical arguments as a viable basis for the refusal.

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14 comments:

Anonymous said...

No, hell no! He can serve or not whomever he wishes. Get REAL people!

Anonymous said...

It's kind of like requiring a shirt, jacket & shoes in certain restaurants! Eh?

Anonymous said...

Muslims are exempt from Obamacare because of their religion. So, if this guy is fined or sent to jail, let the law be equal to all. I was under the impression that a business owner had a right to refuse to sell to anyone that threatened him or his business. It's time we stood up for our rights. This crap is getting out of hand.

Anonymous said...

Go to a gay bakery

Anonymous said...

thats stupid !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

does the mayor bake cakes?

Anonymous said...

thought businesses can refuse service to anyone? This is a civil matter, not criminal!

Anonymous said...

5:14 - it should be neither!

lmclain said...

So, it wasn't REALLY a cake they were after, was it? It was some attention, some "damages", and the desire to make some gay point. Go to another bakery....

Anonymous said...

Why make a big deal? Take your business elsewhere and let your social circle know about the baker like you would do for any other business where you're not happy with the service.

Anonymous said...

Freedom of religion... Nuff said.

Anonymous said...

For those of us not brainwashed by religion, it's no different than refusing service because they customers are another race or gender. All you people hide your prejudice behind god.

Anonymous said...

Bakeries make for drug dealers, crooks and gay people. It is a cake. Not that you agree or disagree with them..It is a cake.
Get over it.
If I have a customer and I don't want to do business with them the price goes UP so they will want to go some where else. Simple.

Anonymous said...

Because they're gay 9:26. That's what they like to do. Cry foul, push their sick lifestyle on others, and generally draw attention where they can.