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Old 10-02-2015, 03:20 PM
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Default Re: From Bakers Who Refused to Make Cake for Lesbian Couple

I don't think you get it yet, they don't care about civil rights, or more accurately they want to be able to go back to segregation and repeal civil rights. I truly believe the wedding cake thing is a shot at repealing civil rights, and they do know the implications. Just as soon as one business successfully discriminates against the first gay couple we will have segregated stores again.
Originally Posted by ShivaTD View Post
A private enterprise selling to the public is no longer solely "private property" anymore. While an enterprise can discriminate for legitimate business purposes it cannot discriminate based upon nefarious personal opinions of the owners.

Try learning a little bit about civil rights. This couple was no different than a black person attempting a purchase in a "segregated" store in the South prior to the Civil Rights movement when they were denied service. It is very much a civil rights issue that addresses all forms of nefarious discrimination that denies equal protection under the law for any American.

You may not like the laws or the US Constitution but everyone is entitled to equal protection under the laws of the United States.
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