Skip to comments.Poll: 85% support right for religious to refuse to work for gay wedding
Posted on 07/23/2013 10:01:26 PM PDT by freshlook
A heartening poll by Rasmussen shows 85 percent of Americans believe Christian wedding photographers have the right to refuse to service a gay wedding. In a country that increasingly forgets the value of free speech, its surprisingly refreshing to see a strong majority in the right column.
The same applies, of course, to wedding cake bakers. Hopefully the memo reaches David Mullins and Charlie Craig, who have enlisted the help of the ACLU to sue a Denver, CO bakery for allegedly refusing a cake for their wedding. The complaint seeks to force Masterpiece Cakeshop to cease and desist the practice of refusing wedding cakes for gay couples, and to tell the public that their business is open to everyone, reports FOX News. If [the defendant] loses the case and refuses to comply with the order, he would face fines of $500 per case and up to a year in jail, his attorney said.
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Bake ‘em a cake but salt in it instead of water and add some exlax to the iceing. Then get paid up front and leave.
Meant to say salt instead of sugar
“Polls mean nothing to gays”
Even more troubling, polls mean nothing to courts.
You are right. I think the way to defeat the agenda is, oddly enough, to stop doing any weddings in a church and to stop calling marriage services - marriage services.
Any marriage should be done only in private houses or rented facilities like hotel ballrooms. Only do them if the couple has NOT paid the state for a marriage license. Instead of calling it a marriage call the service “a Dedication of Holy Matrimony” or some such, anything but a marriage. The left has poisoned the word marriage. They can never do the same with a personal choice or a religious service.
Conservatives need to start playing the semantics games the left uses. Just change the word and work inside the loop-hole the left created for themselves. As far as I know it is not illegal in any state to live together without being “officially” married. Christians should take advantage of those laws and live together in the eyes of the state but being married in the eyes of God.
I think this whole sordid issue a good opportunity for churches to take back their sacrament from the state - one the state should never have had a say in anyway.
I don’t care if 0% think so. Nobody can be compelled to work for anybody, that is slavery.
The Episcopal church will surely take care of all the homos.
That once beautiful denomination has been taken over and perverted by the gay freaks.
“Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. The former are idealists acting from highest motives for the greatest good of the greatest number. The latter are surely curmudgeons, suspicious and lacking in altruism. But they make better neighbors than the other sort.”
-—Robert A. Heinlein
Tell that to a draftee...
Just do what the sister of my college bud did a year ago. 2 fags wanted flowers for their “union” and what she did was jack up the price 3 fold and called it some BS special called “gay price”. The homos threw a hissy fit and left.
if she said no, they looked like the type who would get their tampons in a twist and sue so she had to think quickly. I think she called the rest of her fellow flower shop owners and gave them a heads up.
I can’t believe in my wildest dreams that there isn’t more than one bakery in Denver.
So go to another one!
But I guess this isn’t the object..is it?
church weddings will be members only
I think house churches and unregistered churches will make a comeback
I like the way you think. They may try to force people to serve them through legislation but that doesnt mean we have to provide good service. I did my very best (by ghetto standards a 5 star rating)
Refusing Churches will simply lose their tax exempt status.
probably worth it for a small church that does nothing taxable
I expect the Marxists will go after the Catholic Church FIRST.
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