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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Christian Bakers Refuse to Bake Gay Wedding Cake & Are Not Bigots | National Review

Justice Samuel Alito pointed to this reality during oral arguments. At the time that Jack Phillips declined to bake a same-sex wedding cake, Colorado wouldn’t even recognize — let alone issue — same-sex marriage licenses. So the same-sex couple couldn’t get the state of Colorado to recognize their relationship as a marriage. “And yet when he goes to this bake shop, and he says I want a wedding cake, and the baker says, no, I won’t do it, in part because same-sex marriage was not allowed in Colorado at the time, he’s created a grave wrong,” Alito stated. “How does that all that fit together?”


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We had a similar case when a young heterosexual couple in Ulster were had up for refusing to bake a cake, or perhaps refusing to inscribe the requested message on it. It turned out that the gay couple concerned were not really interested in being genuine customers; the whole thing was a deliberate political provocation. The magistrate should have jailed the gays for a few days for behaviour likely to lead to breach of the peace. Fat chance!

Posted by: dearieme | Dec 8, 2017 4:09:48 PM