Almost every time I hear of one of these cases, as with this one, it’s someone who the business owner had known for years, and gotten along fine with until then, who suddenly backstabbed them, siccing the ‘Human Rights’ commissions, etc. on them, rather than simply taking their business elsewhere.
Such is very revealing, about the character of our opponents. They ARE bigots, filled with hatred towards us, which can be uncovered the moment our beliefs are perceived to have an impact on them. (And they only hate us; I don’t see them visiting Muslim bakeries, or Orthodox Jewish bakeries, etc., and making the same demands.)
Let us remember that, and be accordingly wary.
This article appeared in the Washington Post, and I though it might be good for us to find out what it is like when big government comes after you for taking the Bible seriously.
I’ve been a florist in Richmond, Wash., for more than 30 years. In that time, I’ve developed close relationships with many of my clients.
One of my favorites was Rob Ingersoll. Ingersoll came in often and we’d talk. Like me, he had an artistic eye. I’d try to create really special arrangements for him. I knew he was gay, but it didn’t matter — I enjoyed his company and his creativity.
Then he asked me to create the floral arrangements for his wedding. I love Rob, and I’d always been happy to design for his special days. But there’s something different about a wedding.
Every person in the creative professions regularly…
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