(Hat tip: disenchanted scholar, who commented: “We had the opposite case here. Gay guys wanted Christians to make a pro-gay cake.” That’s usually how it has been here in North America too. I am consistently on the side of business owners to accept only the business of those with whom they want to do business, and not that of those with whom they don’t want to do business. It should be that way in all cases, regardless of the particulars. Naturally, progs don’t agree, and so would hypocritically tend to argue for this woman’s right to refuse the business of hate-filled bigots, but would not extend the same courtesy to those who wish to refuse the business of anti-Christian bigots, who happen to be homosexual activist types, wanting to force Christian business owners to accept their business.)
Marjorie Silva, Owner of Azucar Bakery Majorie Silva said she didn’t want to write ‘hateful words against human beings’ (Picture: AP/Ivan Moreno)
A bakery is facing legal action because it refused to write anti-gay comments on a cake for a customer.
The customer bringing the claim against Azucar Bakery in Denver, Colorado, says he was the victim of ‘religious discrimination’ because they wouldn’t adorn cakes with the words ‘God hates gays’, and draw a picture of two men holding hands with a red cross above it.
Owner Marjorie Silva called the requests of Bill Jack ‘discriminatory and hateful’ and refused to decorate the cakes, saying: ‘We never refuse service. We did feel that it was not right for us to write hateful words or pictures against human beings.’
She did, however, offer to make Mr Jack the cakes and sell him some icing so her could decorate them himself.
Mr Jack was not satisfied with this…
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