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Baker on Not Providing Wedding Cake to Lesbians: ‘I Have to Stand True’ to God
Cybercast News Service ^ | August 15, 2014 - 3:30 PM | Penny Starr

Posted on 08/15/2014 1:16:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai

A bakery in Pennsylvania has come under scrutiny after the owner declined to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple who were planning to renew their vows.

“It was hard to do,” Lorraine Fleming, the owner of The Cake Pros bakery in Schuylkill Haven, Pa., told WBRE-TV on Tuesday. “We have homosexuality in our family, and it was a hard decision to make, but in the end, when I die and I’m one on one with God I have to stand true to him.” …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: christians; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; lesbianwedding; pennsylvania; schuylkillhaven

1 posted on 08/15/2014 1:16:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

It’s not the cake, it’s what they might do with it afterwards. /S


2 posted on 08/15/2014 1:17:32 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Olog-hai

Rut Roh. You’s in twouble now.


3 posted on 08/15/2014 1:22:50 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Olog-hai

Let the hypocritical outrage begin.


4 posted on 08/15/2014 1:37:12 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Olog-hai
From the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania:
Article 1, Section 3. — Religious Freedom

All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences; no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect or support any place of worship or to maintain any ministry against his consent; no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience, and no preference shall ever be given by law to any religious establishments or modes of worship.
Let me reiterate an important section there: no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience.

Take it to state-level court.

5 posted on 08/15/2014 1:39:16 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Olog-hai

This news artice avoids the issue of her being prosecuted like the Colorado baker. What is being hidden?


6 posted on 08/15/2014 1:39:27 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Olog-hai

Either we OWN our own property, and may do with it as we wish, or the GOVT OWNS IT and demands we do as they say!


7 posted on 08/15/2014 1:46:54 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I am rather certain someone did not go into a bakery and ask for a simple wedding cake. What would trigger all of this? They either anounced what type of wedding it was, asked for something supportive of homosexuality to be put on the cake, or asked for something perverse.

Regardless, what is it called when one is forced to produce something against their will, i.e. a cake? Furthermore, who would want to consume any food product made under duress?


8 posted on 08/15/2014 1:53:35 PM PDT by rey
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9 posted on 08/15/2014 2:10:04 PM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: rey
Regardless, what is it called when one is forced to produce something against their will...

Uhhh, slavery?

10 posted on 08/15/2014 2:20:51 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: rey

Maybe it was the two women dolls for the top of the cake


11 posted on 08/15/2014 2:23:33 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: morphing libertarian

I’ve heard that some people order obscene cakes and candies for parties.

Is a baker allowed to decline to bake penis shaped cupcakes? Just asking. What about other cakes and candies shaped like other body parts??

This whole area of wedding cakes for homosexual weddings sounds to me like a niche market, in which someone could make some money from. Given that, why the need to go uhto someone who doesn’t service homosexual weddings, act outraged, then file a lawsuit over a cake???


12 posted on 08/15/2014 2:32:48 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The bakers should just adopt a don’t ask don’t tel policy. Wedding cakes don’t have names written on them .


13 posted on 08/15/2014 2:35:37 PM PDT by Eva
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To: Olog-hai

Gay Patriot is also reporting on a bridal shop refusing to sell gowns to lesbian couples. They connected the story to Facebook and the gaystapo is out in force.


14 posted on 08/15/2014 2:41:33 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: rey

the ‘customers’ targeted her bakery knowing her response. they are hoping to force the state to push her out of business... which will help the homo bakeries in the area, just like in CO


15 posted on 08/15/2014 2:58:19 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Olog-hai

You must be tolerant or you will be destroyed.

Pray America wakes up


16 posted on 08/15/2014 2:59:15 PM PDT by bray (Palin/Bibi 2016)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

we already know the baker will lose in court


17 posted on 08/15/2014 3:54:37 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Pearls Before Swine

it has always amazed me that someone would pay hundreds of dollars on a cake that the baker did not want to make.....would you eat it, I wouldn’t come anywhere near it....one could almost guarantee that some of the ingredients weren’t in the original recipe.


18 posted on 08/15/2014 5:05:51 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: terycarl

And open the baker up to lawsuits or worse. I used to be a caterer and we would never have sabotaged our products no matter how horrid working with a client was. Our name was on it and we stood behind it.


19 posted on 08/15/2014 5:16:50 PM PDT by kalee
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To: terycarl

Why not put feces in the cake....It’s not as if they don’t enjoy playing in it.


20 posted on 08/15/2014 5:19:24 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Olog-hai

They could go to any number of bakers in the are who would be willing to make their cake- but they wanted to force THIS one to go against their religious beliefs


21 posted on 08/15/2014 6:10:40 PM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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To: kalee
And open the baker up to lawsuits or worse. I used to be a caterer and we would never have sabotaged our products no matter how horrid working with a client was. Our name was on it and we stood behind it.

Oh, you wouldn't put anthing in it that wouldn't pass muster by the FDA...but an ingredient that was a natural strong laxitive....

22 posted on 08/15/2014 6:34:39 PM PDT by terycarl
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23 posted on 08/15/2014 6:35:29 PM PDT by narses
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To: terycarl

And destroy the baker’s business. Giving everyone at an event tummy distress but thinking no one will guess the baker is at fault is naive. The baker can expect health inspector scrutiny to end all scrutiny. In the meantime guests at the event are spreading the word that the baker “food poisoned” a number of people and watch his/her business crumble.


24 posted on 08/15/2014 6:49:48 PM PDT by kalee
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Why? Why demand that a baker make products that go against their conscience and faith?

To force compromise. To force them to act contrary to God.


25 posted on 08/16/2014 3:59:31 AM PDT by RoadGumby (This is not where I belong, Take this world and give me Jesus.)
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To: Olog-hai

GOD BLESS YOU, AND KEEP YOU Lorraine Fleming, for standing firm in Christ, “fighting the good fight”, and for understanding that outside of Christ, there is NO HOPE in this world.

We CAN do all things through Christ, who strengthens us. Philippians 4:13


26 posted on 08/16/2014 9:19:08 AM PDT by ourworldawry
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To: kalee

you don’t seem to understand.....if you force me to do something, there is always the possibility.....possibility....that I will do something to you or your product that you will not approve of....I need do nothing, but I can’t understand why someone would do that.....put themselves in a position where someone could sabbotage your wedding.


27 posted on 08/19/2014 5:48:40 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: terycarl

I do understand. I have been in the position where I could have put something into the food I prepared and served, but the consequences would have been harm to a customer, no matter how repulsive I thought that person was, and the destruction of my business.


28 posted on 08/19/2014 6:31:22 PM PDT by kalee
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To: kalee

As for the thought process of the customer making someone do what they do not want to do, sure, they may briefly think “she might poison me”, but the next thought will be “I dare her. If she does, I will own her business. Those insurance companies have deep pockets.”


29 posted on 08/19/2014 7:16:42 PM PDT by kalee
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