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Local bakery refuses to make rainbow cupcakes for gay customer
FOX 59 ^ | September 23, 2010 | Ray Cortopassi

Posted on 09/29/2010 9:06:50 AM PDT by Beaten Valve

An Indianapolis bakery is under fire from the gay and lesbian community over a choice not to serve a diversity group.

A campus organization said it was denied service in what's become a flashpoint in the fight for equal rights.

This is what they were after: a mulitcolored cupcake to celebrate "National Coming Out Day" next month; a rainbow confection to honor the diversity on the campus of IUPUI. But the student who had the order placed at Just Cookies was told no.

"We're right on the cusp of being equal with anyone else, I don't know why they would do that," said student Shan Parker.

That student's partner and close friend are both troubled by the refusal. They believe it shows Indianapolis has a ways to go to embrace the gay and lesbian community.

"They weren't asking to petition for anything, they were just ordering cupcakes for an event," said Rebecca Scherpelz.

Fox59 went to City Market to get the business's side of the story, Just Cookies, but we didn't get just one version of what happened.

"Look around, we don't have cupcakes," said owner Lilly Stockton.

Stockton said she talked to someone who did ask for rainbow cookies but couldn't accommodate the order.

Stockton: "I don't have enough colors to do that."

Reporter: "Not enough colors, not because you didn't like what they stood for?"

Stockton: "She didn't tell me what it was for."

Then we talked to her husband David, who gradually made it clear that there was an earlier order... and yes, the customer was refused.

"I explained we're a family-run business, we have two young, impressionable daughters and we thought maybe it was best not to do that," said co-owner David Stockton.

"Values" is the same word used in the other argument.

(Excerpt) Read more at fox59.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: bakery; homosexualagenda; homosexuals; indianapolis; justcookies
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The rainbow mafia strikes again.
1 posted on 09/29/2010 9:06:54 AM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: Beaten Valve

Gee, it never occurred to them to find another bakery.

I smell a setup.


2 posted on 09/29/2010 9:08:12 AM PDT by dfwgator (Texas Rangers - AL West Champions)
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To: Beaten Valve

I would have thought they’d have preferred fudge instead of cup cakes.


3 posted on 09/29/2010 9:08:32 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Beaten Valve

4 posted on 09/29/2010 9:09:20 AM PDT by Allegra (Flank steak is very lean.)
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To: Beaten Valve

See what runaway liberalism and political correctness has done to America...?? Oh, wait till Oprah gets hold of this kleenex-drenching gay sob story.


5 posted on 09/29/2010 9:10:36 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Beaten Valve

“Make your own, cupcake.”

SnakeDoc


6 posted on 09/29/2010 9:10:49 AM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("When you have them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow." -- Teddy Roosevelt)
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To: Beaten Valve
If homosexuals are so convinced of the rightness of their lifestyle, why in the world are they dead set on clamoring for the approval of everyone else?

And they know better than people outside the community that the sorts of things they are really demanding approval of are such as this:

Fetish tots.

I hate to even post that link. It makes me sick.

7 posted on 09/29/2010 9:11:07 AM PDT by fightinJAG (Step away from the toilet. Let the housing market flush.)
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To: Joe 6-pack
"I would have thought they’d have preferred fudge instead of cup cakes. "

LOL
8 posted on 09/29/2010 9:11:07 AM PDT by FrankR (obama can only be what WE allow him to be.)
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To: Beaten Valve

“A campus organization said it was denied service in what’s become a flashpoint in the fight for equal rights”

The “rights” of everyone but the baker...


9 posted on 09/29/2010 9:11:07 AM PDT by DwFry (Baby Boomers Killed Western Civilization!)
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To: Beaten Valve

“on the cusp”

I don’t think so.

I think “comming out day” is the same as “get the heck out” or “pay your own damn tuition and board and insurance and bills” day.

This is no different than asking for sexually explicit shaped cookies.


10 posted on 09/29/2010 9:12:00 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Beaten Valve

Why didnt the fudgers go to another bakery instead of throwing a hissy fit?


11 posted on 09/29/2010 9:12:41 AM PDT by max americana (Hoax and Chains, Dopeychangey)
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To: Beaten Valve

“Tolerate” does not equal “embrace”. For years the homosexual community has said that they just want tolerence shown to them.

We, as a society, do tolerate them.

Now they want to be “embraced”. Tough. Just because I don’t want to hang you (see your buddies in Islam for that), doesn’t mean that I want to embrace your lifestyle.


12 posted on 09/29/2010 9:13:25 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Beaten Valve

F them, this is the absurdity of forcing private businesses to serve interest groups


13 posted on 09/29/2010 9:13:49 AM PDT by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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To: DwFry

I guess they missed the “We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason” sign behind the counter. Mr. Private business owner can refuse service to anyone he damn well pleases!


14 posted on 09/29/2010 9:14:51 AM PDT by eyrish69 (Chaos, panic and disorder - my work here is finally done.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

15 posted on 09/29/2010 9:16:14 AM PDT by RobRoy (The US Today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Beaten Valve

Gays: SUBMIT OR DIE BREEDERS!!!!


16 posted on 09/29/2010 9:16:25 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Beaten Valve

I would have just said they were for a kid’s party or something and called it good.


17 posted on 09/29/2010 9:16:54 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: longtermmemmory

“Almost on the cusp with being equal to everyone else” Now THAT is quite a statement. Someone should assure this bozo that they are quite UN-equal to the majority of the population. They are a minority of our population, and a majority does NOT want to be equal to them, morally or otherwise, and is not seeking their inner “homo-ness”
That’s their goal... force us all- “you WILL call us normal”.


18 posted on 09/29/2010 9:18:26 AM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Beaten Valve
"I explained we're a family-run business, we have two young, impressionable daughters and we thought maybe it was best not to do that," said co-owner David Stockton.

Good. It's about time normal people stood up to these freaks and used their OWN rights for a change.
There is no tolerance for homosexuals. The politicians are trying to force tolerance on the electorate, but the thought police will never be able to control every ones thought process no matter how hard they try.
Homosexuality is a disgusting fetish, and most people are clearly aware of that. There's nothing "normal" about it.

19 posted on 09/29/2010 9:19:57 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Beaten Valve

This is what Homo-Leninists do!

WAAAAA you won’t do it for me…I’ll make you because I am just too good.

Oh, and we don’t like free enterprise, freedom of expression or association (for others) if you don’t/won’t do what I want.


20 posted on 09/29/2010 9:19:57 AM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: Beaten Valve

Homosexuals don’t want tolerance.

They want approval enforced with persecution.


21 posted on 09/29/2010 9:20:48 AM PDT by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)
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To: Beaten Valve

I’m supposed to believe they wouldn’t enjoy making their own fabulous rainbow cupcakes?


22 posted on 09/29/2010 9:21:36 AM PDT by Moonman62 (Half of all Americans are above average.)
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To: Beaten Valve

Everyone in that area should swamp the bakery with orders..I would if I lived there..


23 posted on 09/29/2010 9:21:47 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: Beaten Valve

I’ve known a lot of queers and most of those guys could bake so what’s the big deal?

Maybe the bakery should have baked the cupcakes and added some human feces because most gay men ingest human feces during “sex”. You can find research about queer men and how they ingest urine and feces. Gross but (butt?) true. Maybe some flavoring would have helped?

There are not may queer folk on the planet. It is a very small % of the population. I’m sick and tired of all the noise they make. They need to STFU.


24 posted on 09/29/2010 9:22:33 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: John S Mosby

behavior is not an immutable trait. Behavior is not uncontrolable execept to these sex fetishists.


25 posted on 09/29/2010 9:22:56 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Beaten Valve

You know, I really hate how the homosexual movement has corrupted our language by hijacking our words “gay”, “rainbow”, “fudge”, “teabag” and so forth.


26 posted on 09/29/2010 9:24:57 AM PDT by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things.)
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To: Beaten Valve

I wonder what would have happened had someone been refused an order of cupcakes with swastikas on them... hmmmm...


27 posted on 09/29/2010 9:25:09 AM PDT by Paradox (Hey Obama - The Time For Honoring Yourself is at an End...)
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To: Beaten Valve

“Reporter: ‘Not enough colors, not because you didn’t like what they stood for?’”

What a leading question! The name of the shop “JUST COOKIES” apparently didn’t sink in ? How stupid is that reporter, or was she there on a gay-friendly mission? This is not a story worthy of any serious news media outlet’s time, but, oh, no .. they send a ‘reporter’ out to interview the owners with blatant sympathy to the aggrieved lesbians?


28 posted on 09/29/2010 9:25:09 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Beaten Valve
"Look around, we don't have cupcakes," said owner Lilly Stockton.

This seems to be a relevant point. It would be like going to Burger King and complaining that they didn't give you a lube job.
29 posted on 09/29/2010 9:25:19 AM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Am I my half-brother's keeper?)
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To: Beaten Valve
That student's partner and close friend are both troubled by the refusal. They believe it shows Indianapolis has a ways to go to embrace the gay and lesbian community.

Utterly ridiculous! Private bakery can do as they please as long as they don't poison people.....which is what these G & L people are - POISONOUS ....me embracing what?????

30 posted on 09/29/2010 9:26:25 AM PDT by yoe ("N" is for NO for Progressives in government.)
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To: caseinpoint

“You know, I really hate how the homosexual movement has corrupted our language by hijacking our words “gay”, “rainbow”, “fudge”, “teabag” and so forth.”

Agreed. I refuse to use the term “gay” as a euphemism for homosexuals and lesbians.

The other terms are off my radar screen.


31 posted on 09/29/2010 9:28:46 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Beaten Valve
"We're right on the cusp of being equal with anyone else, I don't know why they would do that," said student Shan Parker.

No, she/he/it just believes she's/he's/it's on the cusp. She/he/it has no idea what a freak she/he/it is. She/he/it has no idea how other people look at her/him/it. She/he/it lives in a self deluded world of her/his/its own making. She/he/it thinks she's/he's/it's sane, and everyone else is crazy.

32 posted on 09/29/2010 9:30:16 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: dfwgator; Beaten Valve

>>> it never occurred to them to find another bakery.

They did find another bakery.

Rainbows are pretty standard cake decorations. I see them regularly in standard sealed packs at Kroger. A penis shaped cake order I could understand refusing. But making an issue over a rainbow swirl on some cupcakes, that’s senseless.

“I explained we’re a family-run business, we have two young, impressionable daughters and we thought maybe it was best not to do that,” said co-owner David Stockton.”

How little trust he has in his daughters if he fears food-colored sugar glaze could turn them.


33 posted on 09/29/2010 9:30:24 AM PDT by tlb
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To: Beaten Valve

Congress shall make all people bow down to sodomites.


34 posted on 09/29/2010 9:31:38 AM PDT by runninglips (Don't support the Republican party, work to "fundamentally change" it...conservative would be nice)
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To: Beaten Valve

Some queers trying to draw attention to their cause.


35 posted on 09/29/2010 9:32:53 AM PDT by crosshairs (If I agreed with a liberal, then we would BOTH be wrong.)
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To: Beaten Valve
Good for the store owner! After all it is his store and his labor, he does not have to serve anyone.

I grew up in Indy I'm glad to see this, as an aside, my step son is over the top gay...............but wow can that man cook!

Make your own cupcakes.

36 posted on 09/29/2010 9:33:29 AM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: All

I want to see the Vid of the spokesperson saying:
“We’re right on the cusp of being equal with anyone else, I don’t know why they would do that,”


37 posted on 09/29/2010 9:33:53 AM PDT by troy McClure
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To: tlb

The baker is far wiser than you are, I see.

He understands, as did the customer, that this was not just about rainbow colored cupcakes.

You need a little more time listening to Rush and others.


38 posted on 09/29/2010 9:38:13 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the face of the earth for a thousand years)
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To: tlb

it is a cookie shop not a cake shop. they don’t make cupcakes. The homosexuals are claiming they were denied cupcakes.


39 posted on 09/29/2010 9:39:02 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Beaten Valve
Hohosexual ping.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

40 posted on 09/29/2010 9:44:43 AM PDT by The Comedian (Guns, Gold, Food - The guy with the guns ends up with all the gold and food.)
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To: Beaten Valve

Are rainbow cupcakes... QUEER?.....


41 posted on 09/29/2010 9:46:30 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: EDINVA

just google the reporter and you will see they generally cover the homosexual beat at the newsdesk.

IF this had been a cupcake store WHY would they even need to say this was for a sex fetish party?


42 posted on 09/29/2010 9:50:18 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: RobRoy

I am reminded of South Park, and when they discovered Tom Cruise working at the candy factory as a fudge packer....


43 posted on 09/29/2010 9:58:05 AM PDT by Aut Pax Aut Bellum (The Summer of Recovery is becoming the Fall of Fall...)
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To: tlb
Rainbows are pretty standard cake decorations. I see them regularly in standard sealed packs at Kroger. A penis shaped cake order I could understand refusing. But making an issue over a rainbow swirl on some cupcakes, that’s senseless. “I explained we’re a family-run business, we have two young, impressionable daughters and we thought maybe it was best not to do that,” said co-owner David Stockton.” How little trust he has in his daughters if he fears food-colored sugar glaze could turn them.
maybe he just hates faggots like most of us!
44 posted on 09/29/2010 10:02:12 AM PDT by Aut Pax Aut Bellum (The Summer of Recovery is becoming the Fall of Fall...)
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To: SnakeDoctor

You can’t expect them to have the capacity to make a cupcake when they can’t even get the process for creating life correct.....


45 posted on 09/29/2010 10:05:45 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Beaten Valve

Wouldn’t rainbow Twinkies be more appropriate?


46 posted on 09/29/2010 10:08:07 AM PDT by conservonator (How many times? 70 x 7!)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

Be careful!

A gay just might want the Burger King to give him a lube job!


47 posted on 09/29/2010 10:08:07 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Aut Pax Aut Bellum

stop insulting bundles of twigs.


48 posted on 09/29/2010 10:08:25 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: DwFry

“The “rights” of everyone but the baker...”

Why not? They are just using the same philosophy behind the smoking bans at privately owned businesses. Many a FReeper celebrated those bans, now the tools they established are honed for use in many other ereas of non conforming private businesses.


49 posted on 09/29/2010 10:09:04 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Beaten Valve

Media opportunity calculations were performed to determine the store most likely to refuse to make rainbow colored cupcakes, and “Just Cookies” was chosen for the obvious reason.

When “Just Brakes” refuses to perform transmission work on my car I am gonna go on a media blitz ...


50 posted on 09/29/2010 10:17:36 AM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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