Skip to comments.Gays Picket Cake Shop Owned by Christian Baker
Posted on 08/07/2012 5:23:54 AM PDT by onlylewis
The owner of a Colorado bakery said in spite of picket lines and online petitions he will not change a store policy against baking wedding cakes for homosexual couples a policy that critics call hateful and bigoted.
More than 4,200 people have signed an online petition calling on the Masterpiece Cake Shop to ends its policy banning gay wedding cakes. Over the weekend, several dozen people picketed the privately-owned store in Lakewood, Colo.
Jack Phillips, the owner of the cake shop, said his ban on making cakes for gay weddings is a result of his religious beliefs.
Im not going to change my business because of a petition, he told the Denver Post. Im just going to do the best I can do to honor Jesus Christ.
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Homosexuality makes one look for love in all the wrong places.
Does it also mean that one's irony gene is recessive? What is more hateful and bigoted than attempting to bring financial ruin to someone because their beliefs differ?
He will bake birthday cakes for anyone, so he’s not a bigot. He simply will not take part in the ungodly ritual homosexual call “marriages,” but God and most states do not.
How is this any different than the brown-shirts harassing Jewish shop owners in the 30’s?
I sure wish I lived there.
Wonder how the AMWAY boycott is working out? LOL
One wonders if they’ll ship cookies by mail.
He just needs to BAKE THE CAKE, leave out the sugar, add extra baking soda, and charge them double. Why make a fuss?
I was thinking the same thing.
But, actually one step further...OMG, it is starting.
With an open and free marketplace people can make choices. It isn’t like this guy is the only shop in town.
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“How is this any different than the brown-shirts harassing Jewish shop owners in the 30’s?”
A bit different; this crop of intimidators likes black clothing with white lettering instead of brown shirts. (Some of them were running around town during the 2008 Presidential campaign, as if they were celebrating the second coming.)
Very disquieting sight.
"STOP HOMOSEXUAL TERROISM AGAINST NORMAL PEOPLE"
Dunno about cookies but...
Anybody else feel like sending a cake or FRew to the VA?
You don't like my opinion OK, I don't have to like yours either. I am so tired of the media, calling me intolerant and hateful because I disapprove of an unnatural destructive behavior.
I disapprove of drug use, does that make me intolerant of potheads? is that hate speech?
If people would let their own morals judge how they spent money, everything would work out just fine. You want to support only black, female, lesbian owned business then do so. Personally I will spend a little more to support Christian owned shops.
I do not have homophobia. Phobia= fear. I am not afraid of homos, in fact just the opposite, I fear for them.
So will I.
Q:How is this any different than the brown-shirts harassing Jewish shop owners in the 30s?
Thanks for the link! Hope everyone will take a look and support this business!
He should ask protesters:
“Do you tolerate MY views?”
“Gays Picket Cake Shop Owned by Christian Baker”
The headline writer has it wrong. I realize he/she is just trying to follow the code by using the euphemistic, newspeak “gay”, but these people are not gay. They are angry, messed-up homosexuals and lesbians who want others to approve their degeneracy and perversion.
Better title: “Sexual Deviants Picket Cake Shop Owned by Christian Baker.”
Agreeably a better headline and description of the facts.
I’m so sick of their baby tantrums,.
GET A GRIP HOMOSEXUALS, we don’t base life and rights on your sex life.
They are like NAZI’s who force their twisted agenda onto the public and then get all NAZI when they find out that we don’t agree with them.
Look , it takes a male and a female to have a baby , to reproduce. It does not take a guy enjoying fecal sex, no, doing that kind of sex surely leaves the fecal matter on them, and then minutes later it forms bacteria etc.
Then they wonder why they get diseases.
this only makes me fight them more.
I will go to prison before I conform to their agenda.
We don’t base rights and special rights at that on how one gets their sexual turn ons.
Now we certainly don;t give it to people who engage in such disgusting fecal sex either.
Exactly. There are plenty of conservatives who have quit shopping at Penney's, Target, and Homo Depot because they have embraced the sodomite agenda, but do you see ANY conservatives trying to shut them down?
Didn't think so.
Last I heard; the DNC was planning on adding ‘gay marriage’ to the party platform at their convention...after the massive turn-out in support of Chick-fil-A; I wonder if those plans are still ‘on track’?
I just donated $50.00 worth of cake to the VA Hospital. I also called and tod them I support their values. I’m trying to figure out which council ward they are in so that I can also call the council person. If anybody knows, ping me!
Years ago I worked with a homosexual who would gleefully let people know when he had a weekend with his boyfriend coming up. He would say that he needed to pick up some enemas so he’d be ready.
We’re supposed to normalize and celebrate something as abnormal and filthy as that? Never going to happen.
The “news” report makes it sound as if the owner of this shop denies service to people who are gay. In fact, it is WEDDING cakes he will not sell them, quite a different matter. Only at the very end do we hear that (a) he welcomes their business in all other ways and (b) the community is on his side, not the side of the angry mob.
Never had a problem with them and it wasn’t too long ago.
It’s when I saw them in a parade and how they acted, it was when I went home that night and thought about what I had seen .
Once people put their emotions away and stop listening to their homosexual pals and their lies , then one comes to the conclusion that fecal sex, unhealthy , unnatural sex is very sickening but hey it’s their life their bedroom.
But that’s it isn;t it, their sex life isn;t private, their fecal turd poking sex is sickening and causes diseases.
To base rights on how one gets off is pathetic , to use NAZI like tactics based on how they get of sexually is simple revolting.
Target was my latest boycott and I got two neighbors yesterday t join me in it.
Home depot has not seen my money for some months now.
Penny never got my money nor has starbucks due to their overpriced awful tasting coffee.
Then word get's out he makes lousy cakes...he is screwed no matter what he does.
Yep, totally agree with you. If they kept quiet about what they do, if they stayed in the closet where they belong, it would be one thing. But they have become real fascists, like you say, and I’m damned tired of taking it, and of calling them “gay” and pretending they’re a bunch of pleasant hairdressers and curtain hangers. It’s time to be frank about the perversion of their practices. Our culture is at stake.
“Fecal Sex” . . .
The plain truth, unglamorized . . .
Demanding to infect our children for one.
Two legged plague rats need to be isolated to prevent the spread of their LETHAL disease.
Same with the mooseSlimes!
What "rights" do the purveyors of death have to spread their misery in our nation?
And the left’s calls for “civility”:
* crickets *
I was thinking the same thing...wonder if he ships.
It is clear, if you want a perverted homosexual free zone. Just state your opinion on the perversion of homosexuality. And they will boycott!
“I do not have homophobia. Phobia= fear. I am not afraid of homos, in fact just the opposite, I fear for them.”
But couldn’t homophobia ALSO mean, FEAR of the homosexual agenda? I am not afraid of homosexuals, individually, but I do fear the damage that the homosexual movement has already brought and continues to bring to our nation!
According to a response to an e-mail another Freeper had sent him, he doesn't. But he'll gladly accept an order for a cake or other pastry to be sent to one of the organizations HE supports, and are within his delivery area. There is a list of those groups up the thread a bit.
Again, it's important to point out that he'll bake cakes for anyone's birthday, or other important life event, and he doesn't ASK about the recipient's sexual orientation, race, gender, etc. It is only cakes that have been ordered for a 'homosexual wedding' that he will not make, because he believes that the whole idea is wrong, and is against his religious beliefs.
Sounds like he was targeted, because someone knew of his beliefs and wanted to make trouble for him. Maybe they thought they'd get a lot of good press in the attempt, and make an example of him for other businesses. Heh. Kind of like with the CFA situation, they ran up against the Law of Unintended Consequences.