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Indianapolis Bakery Declines Order for Rainbow Cupcakes, Sparking City Inquiry
Fox News ^ | 9/29/2010 | Joshua Rhett Miller

Posted on 09/29/2010 10:00:49 AM PDT by markomalley

Officials in Indianapolis are turning up the heat on a bakery that refused to take an order from a student group seeking rainbow-colored cupcakes for next month's National Coming Out Day.

A spokesman for Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard said city officials are conducting an inquiry into the bakery, Just Cookies, which declined to take the order last week from a diversity group at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), which ordered the cupcakes for Oct. 11.

"The city's position is, it's the city's market, it's a public place," mayoral spokesman Robert Vane told FoxNews.com. "There is no litmus test for buying services of products at the City Market."

Just Cookies owner Lilly Stockon defended her bakery's decision last week, first telling Fox 59 that the shop doesn't make cupcakes, and then telling a reporter that she didn't have sufficient materials to make the the rainbow colors.

But her co-owner husband, David Stockton, said he had a different reason for refusing to take the order.

"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," he told Fox 59.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: bakery; homosexualagenda; indianapolis; justcookies
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The Lavender Mafia will not be happy until the business is closed and burned to the ground, the parents jailed, and the daughters placed in foster care with lesbians in "committed relationships"
1 posted on 09/29/2010 10:00:51 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah; DJ MacWoW

ping


2 posted on 09/29/2010 10:01:51 AM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: markomalley

It’s pretty clear that the government is not going to do anything to put this right. Who will?


3 posted on 09/29/2010 10:03:43 AM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: markomalley

How about National Shut the &^%$ Up and Keep It In Your Pants and Out of My Face Before I Cut It Off Day?


4 posted on 09/29/2010 10:04:21 AM PDT by Peter from Rutland
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To: markomalley

Next time someone asks what harm gay marriage will do, show them this. And tell them to google Scott Brockie.


5 posted on 09/29/2010 10:05:02 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: markomalley

How is it that dangerous behaviors like smoking are discouraged through national ad campaigns... and dangerous behavior like same sex sex is encouraged by our government?

Lifespan of gay men 24 years shorter:

http://americansfortruth.com/news/study-shows-gay-married-lifespans-average-24-years-shorter-than-hetero-marrieds-in-norway-denmark.html

Smoker is only 18 years shorter:

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/9703.php


6 posted on 09/29/2010 10:05:06 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: Peter from Rutland

That’s a lot of words sir. I don’t think I can fit them all on the cupcake you ordered, LOL.


7 posted on 09/29/2010 10:05:42 AM PDT by agere_contra (...what if we won't eat the dog food?)
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To: markomalley

Why can’t they find another place to make their cupcakes?


8 posted on 09/29/2010 10:06:31 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG
Why can’t they find another place to make their cupcakes?

Why would they? When they can shut down this place.

9 posted on 09/29/2010 10:07:52 AM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: markomalley
I hope everyone here in Indy and especially in Indianapolis will give this bakery their business, in spades! Lots of it!

ANY BUSINESS DOES NOT SUPPORT AN ACTIVITY, such as homosexual stuff ( homosexuality is not a 'race' ) should NEVER BE FORCED to do so. Making those goodies is a way of showing support. Not taking the order is a way to hurt this business because there will be no positive word of mouth activity for that business-so it can be seen as a sacrifice for principles.

I like that.

If a bunch of animal abusers wanted to place an order and the owner refused no one would complain.

Shame of the weak mayor.

10 posted on 09/29/2010 10:10:18 AM PDT by Republic (The entire White House presidential team needs to grow up and face facts!)
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To: markomalley

If anyone thinks it can’t happen, they need to consider the case of a small photography studio in Albuquerque that refused to shoot a “committment ceremony” for a lesbian couple. They were fined by state Civil Rights Commission: http://www.adfmedia.org/News/PRDetail/3595
http://www.crosswalk.com/news/11573436/


11 posted on 09/29/2010 10:11:02 AM PDT by Jackson57
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To: markomalley

It’s a privately owned business. No different than a Christian not making cupcakes with a devil sign. If I was there, I would order from that business for having the guts to stand up for their own morality. Just a thought


12 posted on 09/29/2010 10:15:08 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: markomalley

What asshole goes to “Just cookies” and asks for Cupcakes?

I suppose we have a right to sue Kentucky Fried Chicken if they refuse to take my order for Burgers with the @#$ flag stuck in it?


13 posted on 09/29/2010 10:15:30 AM PDT by Malsua
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To: GraceG

“Just Cookies” is a private business that can accept orders or not as they choose.

Go USA!


14 posted on 09/29/2010 10:16:19 AM PDT by TNoldman (Call 1911 not 911!)
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To: markomalley

How about Swastika cupcakes? Can they turn them down?

Shoot, the old emblem would fit perfectly on a nice round cupcake.


15 posted on 09/29/2010 10:16:46 AM PDT by RobRoy (The US Today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: Peter from Rutland

Going to “Just Cookies” for cupcakes is a queer request.


16 posted on 09/29/2010 10:18:34 AM PDT by TNoldman (Call 1911 not 911!)
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To: TigerClaws

Great new ad based on these statistics.

“Don’t BE a fag, SMOKE one instead. You’ll Live Longer.”


17 posted on 09/29/2010 10:22:33 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: markomalley

Wait. So there is only 1 baker in Indianapolis?


18 posted on 09/29/2010 10:24:04 AM PDT by ABQHispConservative (November, here we come!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

“Gayness: Kills You Faster than Smoking.”

“Thinking about a little Sodomy? Grab a cigarette instead, you’ll live longer.”

“Skip the anal sex and go straight for the cigarette. For better health.”


19 posted on 09/29/2010 10:25:53 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: markomalley

Can we get contact info for Mayor Ballard and city officials please?


20 posted on 09/29/2010 10:28:28 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: RobRoy

Or “KKK” cupcakes? Cupcakes with a figure being lynched?

What about the smiley face with the Hitler mustache?

Cupcakes with Mohammed’s face on them?

Every business needs to have a sign saying they reserve the right not to sell/provide service to anyone, for any reason. Because they do. Both parties haveto be willing participants if a contract is to be entered into lawfully and freely.


21 posted on 09/29/2010 10:29:13 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: goodwithagun

Contact Mayor Ballard: http://www.indy.gov/eGov/Mayor/Pages/contact.aspx

Contact Rea Carey c/o Gay and Lesbian Task Force:

Washington, DC
1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.393.5177
Fax: 202.393.2241

New York, NY
80 Maiden Lane
Suite 1504
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212.604.9830
Fax: 212.604.9831

Cambridge, MA
1151 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617.492.6393
Fax: 617.492.0175

Los Angeles, CA
2684 Lacy Street
Unit 210
Los Angeles, CA 90031

Miami, FL
3510 Biscayne Blvd Suite #208
Miami, FL 33137
Phone: 305.571.1924
Fax: 305.571.7298

Minneapolis, MN
122 W. Franklin Ave, Suite 210
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: 612.821.4397
Fax: 612.821.4397


22 posted on 09/29/2010 10:40:41 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: markomalley

Wasn’t a Christian photographer found criminally guilty for refusing to shoot a gay wedding?


23 posted on 09/29/2010 10:42:16 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Malsua
I suppose we have a right to sue Kentucky Fried Chicken ...
IIRC, PETA sued McDonalds (?) years ago, trying to force them to serve a veggie burger.
24 posted on 09/29/2010 10:42:36 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: markomalley

>> The Lavender Mafia will not be happy until the business is closed and burned to the ground, the parents jailed, and the daughters placed in foster care with lesbians...

Freaks.


25 posted on 09/29/2010 10:44:05 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: markomalley

Since I live in Indianapolis, I just blasted off an angry e-mail to ‘mayor’ Ballard.

Probably get the police at my door but I don’t care, I’m mad as h***.

Free nations do not dictate to any business what products they may provide, how they provide them, when they provide them, or to WHO they choose to provide them. TOTALITARIAN REGIMES DO! And that’s what I blasted to Ballard.

God help us rid this nation of totalitarian elitists! REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER!!!!!!!!


26 posted on 09/29/2010 10:44:18 AM PDT by conservativegramma
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To: goodwithagun
Can we get contact info for Mayor Ballard and city officials please?

Mayor's Office

27 posted on 09/29/2010 10:46:36 AM PDT by conservativegramma
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To: Gene Eric

“Wasn’t a Christian photographer found criminally guilty for refusing to shoot a gay wedding?”

Yes, they were targeted.


28 posted on 09/29/2010 10:47:39 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (A guy walks into a bar)
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To: markomalley

I just got back from this place. “Just Cookies” is located in the Indianapolis City Market. I lead a public Bible study group in the city market every Wed over lunch hour. (http://citymarketbiblestudy.blogspot.com/) A lot of the vendors in the market are Christian and support “Just Cookies” big time in this controversy. Actually, their business has gone up and people are coming in from all over the state to buy cookies and give them moral support.


29 posted on 09/29/2010 10:48:01 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: circlecity

That is good to know. Plan to go down there myself and buy some cookies!


30 posted on 09/29/2010 10:49:51 AM PDT by conservativegramma
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To: HereInTheHeartland

>> Yes, they were targeted.

Naturally, the jackasses couldn’t go someplace else to fill the order.

I wonder how much of this is about empowering individuals who by ‘ordinary’ standards consider themselves to be losers and decide to adopt a way of life that is entwined with the kind of radical aggression that aims to destroy the ‘ordinary’ fabric.


31 posted on 09/29/2010 11:01:25 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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What about those signs I've seen in businesses that went something like this:

"We have the right to refuse service to anyone"?

Under the 0thugga/commie/pervert tyranny, this slogan is fast becoming reality:

Whatever Is Not Prohibited Is Mandatory.

Time to stock up on torches and pitchforks!

32 posted on 09/29/2010 11:02:36 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.)
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To: circlecity

Good, I glad to hear that. If I wasn’t several states away, I’d go buy some myself, even though I bake and never buy cookies. This nonsense is just going over the top.


33 posted on 09/29/2010 11:02:45 AM PDT by greatplains
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To: Gene Eric
"Yes, they were targeted."

Actually I don't believe they were targeted until after the fact. The gays were turned down because they asked for cupcakes and this vendor just sell cookies. Thus the name "Just Cookies". The gays have tried to turn it into a discrimination thing and make it something it never was. If they have to destroy an innocent small family business just trying to get by in the process, they are willing to do that. There groups are vicious.

34 posted on 09/29/2010 11:13:31 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Peter from Rutland

How about National Shut the &^%$ Up and Keep It In Your Pants and Out of My Face Before I Cut It Off Day?


You know - that day may indeed be coming when we say “act like Americans, conform to our values, or STHU or GTHO”.

It’s what will come when we get a backbone and purge society of the deviant crap that’s being forced on us and our families.


35 posted on 09/29/2010 11:13:42 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: markomalley

Seems the business owners reserve the right to turn down any order(s) they see fit. If they didn’t have the supplies, then that should be the end of it.

Turning down business is stupid. It’s just not criminal. (At least it isn’t in Texas...yet.)


36 posted on 09/29/2010 11:15:17 AM PDT by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

You know, the way to really shock a leftist into silence is to use the unadulterated truth.

“What’s so special and worthy of celebration about a group of people who define themselves by their desire to put their penises in others’ rectums?”


37 posted on 09/29/2010 11:16:35 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: markomalley

Special orders $100/dozen minimum order 100 dozen paid in advance.


38 posted on 09/29/2010 11:19:29 AM PDT by wordsofearnest (Brad Ellsworth is giving Indiana a twofer.)
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To: wordsofearnest

Or offer to make them some individual fruitcakes instead.


39 posted on 09/29/2010 11:23:30 AM PDT by wordsofearnest (Brad Ellsworth is giving Indiana a twofer.)
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To: circlecity

>> There groups are vicious.

Indeed. Twisting the issue of civil rights to advance the cause of behavioral rights.


40 posted on 09/29/2010 11:29:11 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: agere_contra
That’s a lot of words sir. I don’t think I can fit them all on the cupcake you ordered, LOL.

Maybe on a nice sheet cake?

41 posted on 09/29/2010 11:32:15 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Peter from Rutland

ROTFLOL!

Pretty good.


42 posted on 09/29/2010 11:33:39 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.)
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To: GraceG

Why would anyone try to buy cupcakes at a place called Just Cookies, anyway?


43 posted on 09/29/2010 11:40:43 AM PDT by Melanotheron
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To: markomalley; wagglebee; little jeremiah; Peter from Rutland; Mr. Silverback; TigerClaws; ...
Apparently the homosexualists are trying to do what they can to destroy this place by bad reviews. For example, (click on picture for link to reviewing site)

If you have a minute, write them a good review at one or both spots.

44 posted on 09/29/2010 11:40:48 AM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: bigredkitty1
Turning down business is stupid. It’s just not criminal. (At least it isn’t in Texas...yet.)

Turning down business to serve one's conscience is not stupid, it's courageous.

45 posted on 09/29/2010 11:46:46 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.)
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To: momtothree

They’re a cookie bakery. Maybe the mailorder cookies?

:-)


46 posted on 09/29/2010 11:48:41 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

ROTFLOL!


47 posted on 09/29/2010 11:50:40 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.)
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To: markomalley

Some idiot thinks they are violating the Civil Rights Act? Unbelievable!


48 posted on 09/29/2010 11:51:57 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: All
And the queers have put up a mock website for them.


49 posted on 09/29/2010 11:54:14 AM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: little jeremiah

Just looking at it from the bottom line. That being typed, it’s THEIR business and it’s THEIR decision.

Just a question: WHY would this group order cupcakes from a business that specializes in cookies??? Could this be a set up to cause problems for the business and the owners?


50 posted on 09/29/2010 11:54:50 AM PDT by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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