An older scaly skinned man with puss filled blisters all over his body comes into my establishment requesting a massage. Now I might disagree with a racist who refuses service to a black person because he's black. Author — heyayup Thankfully, the UK is placing much more focus on anti-discriminatory education in schools. Also, if we were going to apply the same logic for every time someone committed a crime because of their religion, a person could theoretically get away with murder by saying; "I was practicing my religion with that act, therefore, I cannot be punished because the first amendment allows me to do so. Will it ask him questions about whether he conforms to the other codes in the Old Testament, the ones about eating shellfish, stoning adulterers or wearing clothes made from other fabrics? Author — jfsfrnd It should have been a joyful occasion instead it must have been really humiliating for the couple to be refused - The shop advertises as a Bakery specializing in Wedding Cakes - its not very nice Author — Trev S Alliance Defending Freedom formerly the Alliance Defense Fund is James Dobsons legal team. I believe that RFRA is also unconstitutional, but that's an argument for another day.
A person requests I put bacon on their pizza, but I decline because it's against my religion. It's the same as if a guy ran a red light because his wife was pregnant. Author — heyayup Thankfully, the UK is placing much more focus on anti-discriminatory education in schools. The gay couple wasn't turned away because they were gay, he was fine with serving them, just didn't want to push a message he disagreed with. I should be able to decline this man service with no lawsuit. This is why Masterpiece Cakeshop has lost all previous lawsuits and why it will likely lose this one as well likely with a or a SCOTUS majority, as the court, unlike its counterpart, has at least 3 wingnuts [Thomas, Gorsuch and Alito], in addition to Chief Justice Roberts, who's a conservative with at least some nonpartisanship and general sense. Do we want to make the Supreme Court the final ruler on who is or is not a Christian, Muslim or Hindu? I may not do as much business that way, but it should still be my right. This case is going to be huge and set a legal precedent. Suppose I were an accountant. The slippery slope of religious exemptions to the law is endless, as noted by Justice Scalia in Employment Division v. Seriously doubt original woman discovers missing corpse, Thomas doubts and Jesus comes back to neener-neener 'I iz rized' would be recognized today as even divine worship with our Santas, Bunnies, Halloween, Val, Pat and John's days holy not, yet costly absorbed pagan holidays. I have mixed feelings on gay marriage personally different biblical interpretations but I don't think people should be forced to do things by the government that violate their conscience. People can and do change their sexual habits. This is simply discrimination and hate. Author — Kelly Smith I tend to side on the religious freedom side here. The idea therefore that race and sexual habits are synonymous is completely bogus. Now I might disagree with a racist who refuses service to a black person because he's black. The ONLY exceptions to the right to discriminate should be government, or emergency medical. If the laws change you are not exempt because of your religion. He should not be able to sue me for refusing service. I meet with a potential client, and notice that he has a swastika tattoo on his arm. It was the State of Colorado that pursued the case against the baker in order to enforce its laws. A rather short lady who is a midget wants to ride on my rides. So involuntary servitude and religious liberty violations are completely irrelevant. Suppose I own a theme park with lots of thrilling rides.
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