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Gays Forced to Serve Westboro Baptists Haters
Christian Action League ^ | September 9, 2013 | Matt Barber

Posted on 09/09/2013 3:11:35 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota

At least Oregon is applying its anti-discrimination laws evenhandedly. Interesting story out of Gresham: The Oregonian is reporting that Bruce Bottoms – a homosexual baker and owner of “Cakes By Cupcakes” – has been charged with anti-Christian discrimination by the Oregon Ministry of Human Rights (OMHR). Mr. Bottoms and his partner, Lance Limpkowski, recently declined to bake a cake for the notoriously anti-”gay” Westboro Baptist Church (WBC). As a result, they’ve been forced to shut down their business.

It seems that, in another tired attempt to be provocative, representatives from the attention-starved WBC demanded that Bottoms and Limpkowski bake a cake for a Westboro fundraiser with the group’s trademark slogan, “God Hates Fags,” emblazed in rainbow frosting across the top. Mr. Bottoms...refused.

“Look, I’ll serve anybody, Christian or otherwise,” said Bottoms. “I just refuse to bake a cake that endorses an ideology that I find obscene. If Westboro came in and asked me to bake a birthday cake with the words ‘Happy 120th, Papa Freddy,’ it’d be my pleasure,” he said. “I didn’t decline to bake the cake because the customers defined themselves as ‘Christian’; I refused because nobody should be forced to lend their talents to endorse – whether directly or indirectly – a message or event that they find repugnant.”

Tolerance Enforcement Commissioner Brad Avakian disagreed: “We are committed to a fair and thorough investigation to determine whether there’s substantial evidence of unlawful discrimination,” he told the Oregonian. “The goal is never to shut down a business. The goal is to rehabilitate. For those who do violate the law, we want them to learn from that experience and have a good, successful business in Oregon. Everybody is entitled to their own beliefs, but that doesn’t mean that folks have the right to discriminate,” he said.

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TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: fakebutaccurate; homosexuals; lavendrmafia; satire
Illustrative satire by Barber.
1 posted on 09/09/2013 3:11:35 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota
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To: LucianOfSamasota

“Bruce Bottoms” is Barry’s porn name.


2 posted on 09/09/2013 3:13:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

If only.


3 posted on 09/09/2013 3:13:44 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“Bruce Bottoms” is Barry’s porn name.

THAT's a useful piece of information!!!

4 posted on 09/09/2013 3:15:54 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

““I just refuse to bake a cake that endorses an ideology that I find obscene.”

Funny. I thought the same way about your degenerate lifestyle.


5 posted on 09/09/2013 3:19:17 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: LucianOfSamasota

I knew it had to be satire because sadly we have no MORAL judges left in this country.


6 posted on 09/09/2013 3:19:32 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

I’m glad it’s satire. The ‘OMHR’ is entirely too believable.


7 posted on 09/09/2013 3:19:35 PM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

I figured out this was satire after reading the name Bottoms.

Wish I was more naive...


8 posted on 09/09/2013 3:20:28 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Somebody should send this article to the WBC. They probably actually do it.


9 posted on 09/09/2013 3:22:49 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Has WBC ever actually protested a gay function? Have they ever actually protested a gay anything?

They are so fake. They are astroturf to the ultimate degree.


10 posted on 09/09/2013 3:25:35 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: LucianOfSamasota
Is Brad Avakian related to long time commie Bob Avakian? This would explain a lot.
11 posted on 09/09/2013 3:25:38 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
I refused because nobody should be forced to lend their talents to endorse – whether directly or indirectly – a message or event that they find repugnant.”

LOL

12 posted on 09/09/2013 3:30:32 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Do folks really want to eat food prepared by someone (homo or hetero) who indulges in anal intercourse? I shudder to imagine the hygiene standards of anyone with an inclination to partake in this perversion.


13 posted on 09/09/2013 3:35:01 PM PDT by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: GeronL

Considering the supposedly intense hatred they have for homosexuals, methinks they protest too much. It would not surprise me if they’re funded by the DNC or operatives in the LGBTQ (I call them FUBAR)community to act as extremist idiots to discredit righteous Christians.


14 posted on 09/09/2013 3:37:19 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: James C. Bennett

Hey, the behavior is endorsed by our dog-eating President!

So apparently, its all A-OK!


15 posted on 09/09/2013 3:37:20 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: James C. Bennett

I wouldn’t eat nuthin’ from that joint.


16 posted on 09/09/2013 3:38:11 PM PDT by BipolarBob
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To: GeronL

This is the first good thing I’ve heard of them doing.

Seems as though even Satan’s close followers have their uses in our upside-down world of legalisms.


17 posted on 09/09/2013 3:54:25 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (SWAT stands for Storing Weapons for patriots to Attack Tyranny.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
Why can't we all just agree that the our God given rights of free association, religion, and the pursuit of happiness is reflected in the 1st Amendment and implied in others and ALL businesses be allowed to serve whomever they want, unless not doing so would cause direct physical harm (say like all food producers in an area denying someone sustenance if they don't like him or her).
18 posted on 09/09/2013 3:55:45 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: Impala64ssa
http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2001/spring/a-city-held-hostage/fred-phelps-timel
19 posted on 09/09/2013 3:57:21 PM PDT by willyd (I for one welcome our NSA overlords)
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To: GeronL

OK, I got punked.


20 posted on 09/09/2013 3:58:57 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (SWAT stands for Storing Weapons for patriots to Attack Tyranny.)
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To: GeronL

Has WBC ever actually protested a gay function? Have they ever actually protested a gay anything?


You’d think they’d demonstrate at the big “parade” in San Francisco or Michael Jackson’s funeral.

Daddy Phelps is good friends with Al Gore so what do you expect?


21 posted on 09/09/2013 4:07:21 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
Tolerance Enforcement Commissioner

Is this satire or is Oregan trying to out do Orwell?

22 posted on 09/09/2013 4:23:11 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

For a brief moment, I thought the Westboro Baptist Church had finally done something worthwhile. Sigh!


23 posted on 09/09/2013 4:29:22 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: Impala64ssa

I think that is exactly what it is


24 posted on 09/09/2013 4:33:23 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: RginTN

I remember a news story back in the mid-80s, involving an anti-Reagan gay activist named “Ronald Rump.”


25 posted on 09/09/2013 7:28:32 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a female's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Bruce Bottoms and Lance Limpkowski!

Haters!


26 posted on 09/10/2013 2:18:54 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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