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Homosexual Commercial Tyranny
TFP ^ | 8/28/2012 | Gary J. Isbell

Posted on 09/01/2012 6:26:52 AM PDT by IbJensen

A chill has just fallen upon the markets in Vermont as business owners can now be forced to do business against their consciences. A Roman Catholic family was recently sued by two lesbians from New York who wanted to use The Wildflower Inn in Lyndonville, Vermont as the site for a homosexual “wedding” reception. An employee from the inn informed the inquirers of the owners’ feeling about hosting such a reception and politely turned them down.

That polite refusal brought down the wrath of the ACLU and Vermont Human Rights Commission upon Jim and Mary O’Reilly, who could not match the resources the two giants brought against them. They settled out of court, giving $10,000 to the commission and $20,000 to a charitable trust run by two lesbians. They also agreed not to host any more receptions.

It seems painfully clear that liberals are content with abrogating the freedoms of some in order to enforce the “freedoms” of others in the name of equality. The implications of this decision are chilling.

Business can only operate in an atmosphere of freedom, and contract without coercion. The recent decision against the O’Reilly’s demonstrates how government is dictating the terms of a contract to owners and with whom they must do business. If owners insist upon honoring their consciences, they must either conform, or get out the business altogether.

Another consequence of this decision is that it sends the message that owners can expect to see an array of disproportional powers brought against them. Small owners now know they can be punished by government and have legal action taken against them if they dare disagree with the homosexual agenda. So much for land of the free.

Finally, business owners are now feeling the tyranny of an ideological agenda that has entered into the markets and violates all the rules, exercising a kind of commercial “terrorism” against any who oppose it. Business owners in Vermont now know that all it takes is a single phone call from an out of state activist to shut down their operations. As in the case of O’Reilly’s Wildflower Inn, an activist need not even speak to the owners but to a mere employee, and they may see their life’s work threatened.

In such an atmosphere of intimidations, markets cannot be free. The chilling message taken from this case against the Wildflower Inn is that the free market in Vermont is no longer free.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: evilobamaregime; gaystapo; homofascists; homosexualagenda; pedophiles; perverts; propertyrights; sodomhusseinobama
The homosexuals are winning the war and there appears to be nothing the political animals are doing about it!

Why don't these weasels understand what a danger these pervets and their stinking agenda are to America?

It's all about our children!

1 posted on 09/01/2012 6:26:58 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen
This is ridiculous. They should turn around and sue them for religious reasons.
2 posted on 09/01/2012 6:30:55 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

I guess perversions come before religion now.

0bama’s legacy.


3 posted on 09/01/2012 6:32:06 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: IbJensen

We concluded the other day that writing a provision into the contract that a portion of the cost of each reception would be donated to an organization like the National organization for Marriage, which supports one man-one woman, would be a good way of dissuading the same sex crowd.


4 posted on 09/01/2012 6:32:12 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: IbJensen

Sadly too the people of VT, many transplanted New Yorkers, strongly support such policies against the independent and free businesspeople. The state is heavily anti-business, nothing like Ethan Allen presumably would have envisioned.


5 posted on 09/01/2012 6:33:16 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Akin's the One!)
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To: IbJensen

They want the votes. They could care less about the humanity they so tout.


6 posted on 09/01/2012 6:33:36 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: IbJensen

They should immediately get a restraining order and work on getting this all the way up to SCOTUS if necessary. FIGHT THIS CRAP - “gay rights” is an oxymoron and has no place in our society. I don’t hate homosexuals, some are friends of mine, but I loathe and despise their political agenda


7 posted on 09/01/2012 6:33:45 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: IbJensen
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8 posted on 09/01/2012 6:36:57 AM PDT by preacher (Communism has only killed 100 million people: Let's give it another chance!)
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To: gusopol3
We concluded the other day that writing a provision into the contract that a portion of the cost of each reception would be donated to an organization like the National organization for Marriage, which supports one man-one woman, would be a good way of dissuading the same sex crowd.

Good idea, and it goes to my point that people of faith just need to be smarter about how they do business. Why did the manager need to disclose the owner's religious leanings? She didn't, a mere "sorry, we're booked" would have sufficed.

9 posted on 09/01/2012 6:42:23 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: IbJensen

Another example of “Lawfare”. The use of the high cost of justice to bully people into doing whatever you want, whoever can afford to spend the most money wins. This is one of the reasons we had a Revolution in 1776.


10 posted on 09/01/2012 6:48:07 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: IbJensen

This article really says it all: A polite refusal which ought to have been met with simply seeking one of the many, many inns which would accomodate gay wedding receptions, turns into punitive litigation and a warning to others. Scary and depressing both. Needs to be reversed.


11 posted on 09/01/2012 6:48:07 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: IbJensen

simple problem actually.

the day before the wedding just pull up the carpet, set off an fumigation bomb, and then repaint the interior. They can have their wedding and the Inn will get some well deserved upkeep.


12 posted on 09/01/2012 6:48:54 AM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: IbJensen

Combine the state’s involvement with marriage with the state’s ability to decide who one will or will not do business with, and this is what you get.

Freegards


13 posted on 09/01/2012 6:49:38 AM PDT by Ransomed
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To: Ransomed

We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.


14 posted on 09/01/2012 6:50:35 AM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: IbJensen

Stupid. All they had to say is that the venue was not available that day. Period.


15 posted on 09/01/2012 6:57:10 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: IbJensen
I made the mistake of going to ‘Disney World the week after Gay Days. I didn't know about it and had a bunch of kids along. There were a lot of holdovers from the gay week before and it was sickening. Finally, while in line for something, the guy in front of us was reaching his hand down the back of his gayboy’s fishnet short (transparent except for a cod piece in front) and had his fingers in the gay boys butt crack. That was it for me. Vacation cut short, the kids loved Charleston where we stayed at the swank Charleston Place Hotel. Best money I ever spent getting out of Homo World.
16 posted on 09/01/2012 7:02:04 AM PDT by anton
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Exactly.

This is a first amendment issue. Freedom to practice your religion, and freedom of assembly. Freedom of association conversely implies a freedom to DISASSOCIATE with those who you choose to NOT associate in the first place.

When will someone get some nutz and fire back at these pigs?


17 posted on 09/01/2012 7:06:40 AM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimz, my handle is a Hate Crime. I just Hope they don't like it.)
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To: IbJensen

Never settle.
I would close my business and move elsewhere before I gave perverts one cent


18 posted on 09/01/2012 7:09:32 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: IbJensen

The O’Reilly’s should have never backed down, ever. There are a wealth of conservative legal organizations who would have been willing to defend their case, much of it pro bono.


19 posted on 09/01/2012 7:23:50 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: anton
Walt Disney would be rolling in his grave if he knew what his heirs (and those they hired) were doing to his vision for ‘family entertainment’. Heartbreaking. We lived in California and heard the expression ‘Moushwitz’ to describe working for the various Disney ventures. The Disney organization in NO WAY resembles the original intent of Walt Disney.
20 posted on 09/01/2012 7:43:32 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: IbJensen

Before illegals and the Deamoncrat nation helped shut down my contracting business if I didn’t want to do business with a particular customer I doubled my bid. The said customer went else where and no one was the wiser.

If a business of any type chooses not to do business with any other for reason all their own just give the customer a price they can not afford. If they ask why the price is high tell them it is the price of doing business. Tell them you are sorry it is the best you can do, offer a competitor, give them no other explanation and send them packing. It never failed me and the offensive customer was off my books.


21 posted on 09/01/2012 7:50:31 AM PDT by WilliamRobert (Death to the GOPe traitors and tyrants.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat

We start calling them “Christophobes” and pointing out that Christophobia, the fear of, and hatred of, Christians is just as bigoted as homophobia. We turn the ridicule back on them.
We point out that a boycott of a business they don’t agree with is perfectly acceptable, driving a man out of business
is not. Or perhaps they would like for us to demand that municipalites close down a Home Depot for every Chick-fil-a they target?


22 posted on 09/01/2012 8:04:52 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: originalbuckeye

These are not officially sponsored events at WDW or Disneyland. It’s just a large group arranging to go there at the same time. Goths do it too (Bat Days) and so do homeschoolers. How would you propose they deal with it? The PDA stuff is out of line, but I happened to be at Disneyland on a similar occasion and did not see this type of behavior.

On a separate note, WDW does officially sponsor Night of Joy, which is a night of performances by Christian artists.


23 posted on 09/01/2012 8:38:55 AM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (I WILL be voting on November 6th to evict the current pResident.)
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To: IbJensen
i GUARANTEE they will NOT like a product i am FORCED to provide to them... and it will be done in such a way as to avoid a lawsuit
24 posted on 09/01/2012 8:41:06 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Obama’s legacy? Are we not to remember the {father of gay marriage} our very own Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.


25 posted on 09/01/2012 8:58:11 AM PDT by brightright
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Obama’s legacy? Are we not to remember the {father of gay marriage} our very own Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.


26 posted on 09/01/2012 9:00:08 AM PDT by brightright
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To: FightforFreedomCA

Not officially sponsored but I think they pick the week or day and announce it, do they not?


27 posted on 09/01/2012 9:19:53 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: IbJensen

I suspect that this was entirely a money making racket from the start. But that being said, the best response is contractual. That means making a contract ahead of time that has many cancellation clauses in it for everything *but* sexuality.

A good way to do so is to turn oppressive government regulations against each other. For example, the Americans with Disabilities Act is very authoritarian, so insert a clause in the contract that forbids the wedding party from violating the ADA, by anyone using perfumes, makeup, deodorizers, or a litany of other common things; as those would harm a person who is “hyper-allegic and environmentally sensitive.”

Then their contract can be canceled, *not* because they are lesbians, but because they are “stinky”.


28 posted on 09/01/2012 9:59:41 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: IbJensen

What ever happened to the sign:

“We Reserve the Right to Refuse Service to Anyone” being put on the front door/gate/entrance???


29 posted on 09/01/2012 9:59:41 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: ridesthemiles

Rascist!

Don’t you know that homosexuals (perverts) are a protected minority.

It’s perfectly okay to shove one’s pee-pee up another’s poo-poo. And eventually these perverts will get married, adopt children and raise them up to be just like them!


30 posted on 09/01/2012 10:11:42 AM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: FightforFreedomCA

23 What you said ...

Michael Eisner, aged 70, American businessman/ entertainment executive with ABC and then CEO of The Walt Disney Company from 1984-2005. Eisner brought in Jeffrey Katzenburg (later in partnership with Steven Speilberg and David Geffen (open homosexual) for Dreamworks SKG) as his 2nd in command. The Disney Co. had a strong brand image of family wholesomeness. Eisner immediately began producing adult-themed/R-rated films under the new Miramax label. In 1996, the American Family Association launched a boycott against Walt Disney Company (which the Southern Baptist Convention joined) when it began giving benefits to same-sex employees in domestic partnerships. The AFA claimed Eisner “was involved in a media group that actively promoted the homosexual agenda” and was pushing the “gay agenda”. The AFA and SBC ended the unsuccessful 9-year boycott in spring 2005 after Eisner left the company. Gay Days at Walt Disney World is a loosely organized event where lesbians, gays, bisexuals,transgendered, and questioning individuals (LGBTQ), their families, friends and supporters go to Disney World on a single day each year. Disney does not sanction Gay Days (and officially tells employees to treat it as any other summer day). Held on the 1st Saturday in June (with numerous other homosexual events in the area during the preceding week), it is now 1 of the largest gay pride events in the world. LGBTQ Pride Month in the United States is the month of June. It was chosen to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. As a result, many pride events are held during this month to recognize the impact LGBTQ people have had in the world. On 5 occasions, the President of the United States has officially declared a Pride Month. First, President Bill Clinton declared June “Gay & Lesbian Pride Month” on June 2, 2000. Then, in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, President Barack Obama declared June Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. Eisner’s great-grandfather, Sigmund Eisner, was 1 of the 1st uniform suppliers to the Boy Scouts of America.


31 posted on 09/01/2012 11:02:35 AM PDT by MacNaughton
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To: IbJensen

When the homos were pretending to be feminists, they were a dominate anti-family, anti-male (heterosexual male) social minority, too. They are just back in the saddle now, this time being openly homo mental cases.


32 posted on 09/01/2012 3:24:15 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: IbJensen
Why don't these weasels understand what a danger these pervets and their stinking agenda are to America? It's all about our children!

To the "weasels", it's all about getting votes. Gays by themselves have few, but the politicians who pander to them pander to other groups for votes, too.

33 posted on 09/01/2012 4:39:44 PM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Ho, ho, hey, hey, I'm BUYcotting Chick-Fil-A)
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To: MacNaughton

I don’t understand your reply. Are you confirming that Disney does not sanction Gay Days or trying to build a contrary argument?


34 posted on 09/01/2012 10:49:33 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (I WILL be voting on November 6th to evict the current pResident.)
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To: originalbuckeye

No, they have no part in arranging or promoting it.


35 posted on 09/01/2012 10:53:08 PM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (I WILL be voting on November 6th to evict the current pResident.)
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To: FightforFreedomCA

Confirming that Disneyworld (Orlando, FL) has no official Gay day/week/month celebration.


36 posted on 09/02/2012 11:30:11 PM PDT by MacNaughton
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