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Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

Because, Wondering, your claim that you have answered it is a lie. You haven't even been offering the childish rationalizations that you are so fond of recently, preferring instead to rely on your other infantile tactic, claiming to have responded when you have not. Your silence on the issue is unsurprising, because we both no providing the service would in no way infringe upon the baker's religious freedom, even if it might wound his bigoted pride.  (8 hrs ago | post #22309)

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Next gay marriage fight: religious exemptions

Pietro, whose speech has been prevented? You seem to suffer from the delusion that free speech or free exercise gives one the right to break the law, they do not.  (8 hrs ago | post #7592)

Gay/Lesbian

U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing ...

No, you have consistently failed to articulate any specific way in which providing the service would infringe upon the baker's rights, because it wouldn't. It might tread upon their bigoted feelings, but it in no way infringes their right to religious freedom or any other right. We have the free exercise of religion, not the right to project our religious beliefs onto others or deny them services because they hold differing beliefs. Ironically, if business owners were allowed to do so, it would be an infringement of the clients' free exercise, not the business owners'.  (8 hrs ago | post #1045)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

No, Wondering, that was simple just like your mind. The reality remains that you cannot articulate a single way in which providing the service in question would infringe upon the baker's rights, or damage his business. Were he not an idiot, he would followed the law, made the cake, made a profit, stayed out of court, and avoided some legal fees.  (8 hrs ago | post #22304)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

Alan, you are an idiot.  (8 hrs ago | post #22299)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

Sorry kiddo, their refusal to accept illegal conduct is not intolerant. You sound like an idiot when you claim that it was.The intolerance here was the baker's illegal denial of service.  (9 hrs ago | post #22292)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

How were they intolerant, Frankie? They went to the baker, and were prepared to pay for his services. Claiming the client was intolerant is moronic if you cannot concretely illustrate your point. The only thing the gay couple was intolerant of was illegal activity. Why do you defend the lawless?  (10 hrs ago | post #22277)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

Destroying any credibility they might have had? Yes, I quite agree. They are almost as risible as you are.  (11 hrs ago | post #22274)

Gay/Lesbian

U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing ...

Of course, you have yet to offer the remotest proof that anyone's rights have actually been violated. How does providing a service for someone with differing religious beliefs infringe upon the rights of a business owner? Be specific.  (11 hrs ago | post #1040)

Gay/Lesbian

Indiana's Religious 'Anti-Gay' Law That Wasn't

Wondering, you can stop. Everyone is aware that you are dumber than a brick and that you do not understand public accommodation law, which applies to privately run businesses.  (Friday | post #189)

Gay/Lesbian

Lawmakers Consider Gay Discrimination Policies

No, you don't you openly advocate for illegal discrimination against those who believe differently than you doThe vote does, in point of fact, matter, because such a vote is unconstitutionalHe re's a clue, idiot. If an American does not support same sex marriage, then they don't have to enter into such a union. Their belief is not a valid basis to deny service to someone who does enter into such a union, particularly in states where doing so i illegalIf they run a place of public accommodation, they do have a duty to serve anyone seeking their services. They do not have a right to project their beliefs onto their clientele, or to impose a religious test in order to obtain servicesThey have already refused to hear the New Mexico case, so despite your protestation to the contrary, it is unlikely that they will entertain such a caseThe Colorado Stat Anti-discriminatio n statute was violated. A fact that ALJ pointed out. The ALJ applied the law verbatim. There was no bias. You keep making this childish claim, but you have consistently failed to support your infantile assertion with facts.  (Friday | post #2844)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

Here's a clue, stupid person. You've yet to provide a single way in which providing a cake for a couple with differing views adversely impacts the rights or beliefs of the business owner that would justify a denial of serviceNo, my posts support enforcement of the law. Your, apparently, support lawlessness under the guise of free exercise of religion. Your position is not terribly intelligent, and would lead to drastic unintended consequences. Fortunately those who both make, and enforce, the law are more intelligent than you.  (Friday | post #22248)

Gay/Lesbian

U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing ...

You do realize that if customers leave small business alone, they have no customers, right? That's a pretty stupid sentiment, Alan, even for you.  (Friday | post #999)

Gay/Lesbian

Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

You don't support liberty for all, you support illegal discrimination for those who believe differently than you, liarThey did want a cake. Your question is idioticI already have you disingenuous liarKeep posting your utterly unfounded opinion. It funny to watch you continually posting without being able to remotely support your position with fact, and to watch you claim to support liberty for all, only to turn (often in the same sentence) and advocate for those who believe differently from you to be discriminated against.  (Friday | post #22245)

Gay/Lesbian

U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing ...

I am not jumping to any conclusion. The baker wished to deny service on the basis that the client did not meet the baker's religious moral standards. That isn't a deduction, it is the truth of what happened. The reality remains that the law of the state of Colorado prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, making the baker's actions patently illegal, regardless of their rationalization for doing so. You see, it really doesn't matter if they denied service for religious or secular reasons, the action is still illegal.  (Friday | post #995)

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