Christian bakers who refused cake order for gay wedding forced to close shop

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    Christian bakers who refused cake order for gay wedding forced to close shop - Washington Times

    A year ago I would have said 'good.' But actually seeing that it happened, - I don't like how this feels. They shouldn't have been treated as they have been treated, not in my estimation.

    Looks like they need a Chik-Fil-A-type support system.
     
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    You know, I'm getting kind of sick of gay people. I've never had any real issue with gay people, have had friends who were gay, etc. But the more I hear about them, the more I don't want to hear about them.

    Just STFU gay people. I don't care about your aberration.

    P.S. To whom it may concern: Look up the word "aberration" before getting on my case. Because if you don't think two men wanting to fondle each other isn't a departure from what is normal or typical, well I don't know what is. Doesn't make it wrong (I have to say that). Just makes it a departure from the norm. As in "abnormal."

    Oh, and for those of you who have been trying to peg me as a "liberal" lately...how liberal was this comment?
     
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    Okay, well; now that you're done making it all about you, care to discuss the subject of the OP?
     
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    Although I'm a non-believer, I'm wondering why separation of Church and State does not apply in this situation?
    Essentially the government is allowing persons who have different, and perhaps higher moral standards, to be discriminated against and even threatened physically.
    The practical solution to the disagreement should have been for the couple to seek the services desired from another bakery in the competitive marketplace.
    The Kleins, in my opinion, have legal grounds to seek and receive damages as a result of the actions taken against them in exercising their 1st Amendment right.
     
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    People have the right to refuse to buy from a place.

    and that's fine

    the fact liberals went national with this is the real evil and tyranny. You got what you wanted, every little business now knows they must submit to any leftist ideal or else.

    grats, you got what you wanted and now you don't like it. Tough, this is who you are and what team you support is.
     
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    Yes, a year ago you were pro-fascism, now you see it actually in place, it's a little uncomfortable.

    Tough shit. Welcome to the new world you created. Isn't it lovely.
     
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    Thank you for your considerate and well thought-out response.

    I wonder what kind of pressure the vendors were under that they chose to act against this couple.
     
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    Maybe they saw what is purported to be a facebook rant by the couple (and deleted not long after)

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    Any threats by people against the baking couple are wrong and need to be investigated.

    Any boycotts and people using their free speech to castigate them for their bigotry and violating the law is fair game.
     
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    Wow.
     

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