Skip to comments.Baker Must Make Cake for Same Sex Marriage in State Where Same Sex Marriage is Illegal
Posted on 05/31/2014 2:51:34 PM PDT by NYer
Same-sex marriage is still illegal in Colorado but the state's civil rights commission ruled Friday that Jack Phillips has to bake a cake for a same-sex marriage ceremony.
The Daily Caller reports:
In 2012, Jack Phillips, who owns Masterpiece Cakes in Lakewood, refused to sell cakes to Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig, a same-sex couple. Mullin and Craig were to be married in Massachusetts but wanted a cake for a reception at their home in a Denver suburb.It hardly makes sense. A state where same-sex marriage is illegal is forcing a baker to provide cake for a same-sex marriage. Legality has nothing to do with this. This is thuggery. Thuggery with lawyers.
As he had done with other same-sex couples in the past Phillips refused to sell the goods, saying that he is a devout Christian and doesn’t approve of same-sex marriage.
With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union, Mullins and Craig sued Phillips citing the state’s Anti-Discrimination Act. It bars businesses from refusing service based on race, sex or sexual orientation. Though gay marriage is still illegal in Colorado, the commission cited the act in its ruling.
“I can believe anything I want, but if I’m going to do business here, I’d ought to not discriminate against people,” Commissioner Raju Jaram said, according to the Colorado Springs Gazette.
You know the gay bakers and printers will be held to no such obligations for things they find offensive
So no matter what they order, make them a fudge cake.
he wasn’t ordered that it had to taste good.
Would *you* eat something that you’d had to bully and sue somebody to prepare for you?
I sure wouldn’t.
The answer to this problem is really simple. Just make a really, really bad cake.
Mr. Woof volunteers to provide the fudge.
Gawd. IN previous generations, people who made up such insane rules would have been taken to a lunatic asylum to be cared for.
Now they run the government (and are turning all of America into a giant lunatic asylum)
If I were him, I would make wedding cakes only for friends and relatives.
~Lots of friends who donate money for baking supplies. Who can say how much?
After all, what are friends for?
Move to MS where there are now relatively adequate protections
Re your tagline, I take it you’re familiar with this movie:
“So no matter what they order, make them a fudge cake.”
And instead of chocolate, use EXLAX! Jilted girl did that to a senior in my prep school dorm. The results were awesome!
I read that the baker is no longer going to make any wedding cakes.
This is his livelihood.
I’d tell them to pound sand, close shop, and on the closure cite violation of religious liberty and free enterprise.
Businesses once had the right to refuse service.
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