Skip to comments.Colo. Baker Faces 'Re-Education' Training After State Court Refuses to Take Case
Posted on 04/30/2016 5:34:13 AM PDT by marshmallow
Denver, Colo., Apr 29, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The lawyers of the bakery owner who made headlines for declining to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding is evaluating all legal options to preserve the mans First Amendment rights after the states highest court declined to take the case.
We asked the Colorado Supreme Court to take this case to ensure that government understands that its duty is to protect the peoples freedom to follow their beliefs personally and professionally, not force them to violate those beliefs as the price of earning a living, Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Jeremy Tedesco said in an April 25 statement.
On April 25 the Colorado Supreme Court declined to review an earlier decision from the Colorado Civil Rights Commission requiring Jack Phillips and his staff at Masterpiece Cakeshop to undergo re-education training and file quarterly compliance reports for two years.
Jack, who has happily served people of all backgrounds for years, simply exercised the long-cherished American freedom to decline to use his artistic talents to promote a message and event with which he disagrees, and that freedom shouldnt be placed in jeopardy for anyone, Tedesco continued.
Now Alliance Defending Freedom, a nonprofit legal organization that advocates for the rights of citizens to live out their faith freely, says that they are evaluating all legal options to preserve this freedom for Jack.
The baker made headlines when in 2012 he declined to bake a wedding cake for a couples same-sex wedding ceremony, citing his religious beliefs about gay marriage in an exchange that lasted less than a minute, according to Phillips. The baker told the clients hed gladly make them any other kind of cake, just not one celebrating their same-sex marriage.
At the time, same-sex marriage was not legally recognized......
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I would tell them to put me in jail
Exploring ‘all legal options’ to preserve Jack’s religious freedoms is mighty difficult when the Constitution and the rule of law has become a thing of the past.
There are only two options left. One of them is for the Governor and legislatures to pull rank on these communist judges.
“Jack, who has happily served people of all backgrounds for years, simply exercised the long-cherished American freedom to decline to use his artistic talents to promote a message and event with which he disagrees, and that freedom shouldnt be placed in jeopardy for anyone, Tedesco continued.”
Just like Bruce Springsteen who cancelled a concert in NC....
I suspect in the not too distant future they will do exactly that. In fact, a federal judge in Kentucky has already broken the ice for jailing those who do not go along with the LGBTQ__ facism.
Und sperrt man mich ein im finsteren Kerker,
das alles sind rein vergebliche Werke.
Denn meine Gedanken zerreißen die Schranken
und Mauern entzwei: Die Gedanken sind frei!
(And if I am thrown into the darkest dungeon,
all these are futile works,
because my thoughts tear all gates
and walls apart: Thoughts are free!)
—”Die Gedanken sind frei,” 1800s folk song
I would wait for them to come to get me. And then others would analyze who won after the smoke cleared. Though it might take generations to determine the winner.....I would have won.
Would they jail (or re-educate) a Mohammedan baker who refused to bake a rum cake with bacon-maple icing for a same-sex wedding? Certainly not!
There will be a time when some ‘judge’ may wind up deceased, and the revolution will have begun. ‘Re-education?’ Room temperature bureaucrats is the ultimate learning session. The people will not stand for this North Korea nonsense.
Actually, I'd imagine the people in NC are grateful. No talent hack.
Why, oh why, is that judge not afraid to turn his lights off at night?
Not gonna happen. Skip option A and go directly to option B.
Re-education training? How Soviet.
I like the re-education camp idea it smacks of Soviet Russia. It is very important to the ongoing Third World conquerors that the vanquished be prohibited from speaking ill of any Third World person. Get used to it.
Why are people not rioting?
Did this guy have a really bad lawyer? Shouldn’t this be moving up through the circuits? Just wondering how this works?
Or, attend the training and provide extensive rebuttal to the court’s bastardization of marriage.
No....Really bad Judge.
He has the ADF lawyers, who are pretty top notch.
State Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal, which lets lower court ruling stand.
They are evaluating whether to bring it to the USSC.
Would the state require a black baker to bake a cake for a KKK picnic?
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