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Panel: Baker must make cakes for gay weddings
YAHOO.COM ^ | 30 MAY 2014 | AP

Posted on 05/30/2014 1:51:29 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Civil Rights Commission on Friday ordered a baker to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples, finding his religious objections to the practice did not trump the state's anti-discrimination statutes.

The unanimous ruling from the seven-member commission upheld an administrative law judge's finding in December that Jack Phillips violated civil rights law when he refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple in 2012. The couple sued.

"I can believe anything I want, but if I'm going to do business here, I'd ought to not discriminate against people," Commissioner Raju Jaram said.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: godsbakesale; homosexualagenda
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1 posted on 05/30/2014 1:51:29 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

“Sorry, but we are booked solid.”


2 posted on 05/30/2014 1:51:59 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Next doctors and nurses will be forced to perform abortions.


3 posted on 05/30/2014 1:52:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

You might be able to force him to comply, but you can’t make him do the job well. Personally, I don’t do business with anyone who doesn’t want it.


4 posted on 05/30/2014 1:53:39 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Commissioner Raju Jaram


5 posted on 05/30/2014 1:53:52 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
"I will stand by my convictions until somebody shuts me down," he told reporters after the ruling.

He added his bakery has been so overwhelmed by supporters eager to buy cookies and brownies that he does not currently make wedding cakes.

The Lord looks after His own.

6 posted on 05/30/2014 1:54:04 PM PDT by ConservingFreedom (A goverrnment strong enough to impose your standards is strong enough to ban them.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

You might be able to force him to comply, but you can’t make him do the job well. Personally, I don’t do business with anyone who doesn’t want it. But then, this isn’t about equality, it’s about forcing the homosexual agenda down our throats.


7 posted on 05/30/2014 1:54:38 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Well, this is where we are today in America. You have to bake a homosexual wedding cake, photograph a homosexual wedding, etc. If you are in business, you have to cater to those of any lifestyle.

We’re not allowed to decline because of disagreeing with the lifestyle, or that homosexuality is against your religion.

That’s where we are.


8 posted on 05/30/2014 1:55:14 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Unconstitutional.


9 posted on 05/30/2014 1:55:31 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Time to quit making wedding cakes for anybody. Bake something else................


10 posted on 05/30/2014 1:55:31 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I don’t know if they should stand on principle or bake the perverts the crappiest cakes in history. I am starting to think the latter is the best idea.


11 posted on 05/30/2014 1:55:36 PM PDT by Above My Pay Grade (The people have the right to tell government what guns it may possess, not the other way around.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Has anyone in this “commission” ever heard the expression:”you can’t beat a man at his own game.” There are a lot of ways around this but if I were the baker I would tell them to go pound cake.


12 posted on 05/30/2014 1:55:55 PM PDT by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: dfwgator
Should bake a cake with flair, ingenuity and imagination.


13 posted on 05/30/2014 1:55:57 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

An administrative law court can force you to give up your rights?

Since when?


14 posted on 05/30/2014 1:56:02 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

America’s sheeple are to be SLAVES.

Slaves to the EXEMPT.
Slaves to the DO”J”.
Slaves to the corrupt.
SLAVES.


15 posted on 05/30/2014 1:56:19 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I see a re-education camp in his future.


16 posted on 05/30/2014 1:56:39 PM PDT by allblues (God is neither a Republican nor a Democrat but Satan is definitely a Democrat)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

If someone tells me they object to being paid to prepare food for me because there is something about me they do not like, then I absolutely do NOT want that person preparing food for me.

Is there only one bakery in Denver?


17 posted on 05/30/2014 1:57:43 PM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: C210N
Turd burglars would love it.
18 posted on 05/30/2014 1:57:46 PM PDT by ConservingFreedom (A goverrnment strong enough to impose your standards is strong enough to ban them.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

That’s kinda the downfall of the whole communist system, is it not?

You can force someone to perform, but there is no way they will perform the best they can under coercion.


19 posted on 05/30/2014 1:58:05 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Give them a written notice that 100% of the proceeds of their purchase shall be donated to a cause to cure sodomites of their perversion.

Use those terms.

The donation will be in their name.


20 posted on 05/30/2014 1:58:31 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: WayneS
If someone tells me they object to being paid to prepare food for me because there is something about me they do not like, then I absolutely do NOT want that person preparing food for me.

It's not about food, it's about raw power.

21 posted on 05/30/2014 1:58:59 PM PDT by ConservingFreedom (A goverrnment strong enough to impose your standards is strong enough to ban them.)
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To: dfwgator

Would you prefer chocolate or our premium fudge packer icing for your cake?


22 posted on 05/30/2014 1:59:02 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Above My Pay Grade

Enjoy the cake!it has my special sauce-spit frosting!


23 posted on 05/30/2014 1:59:35 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

And the separation of spirituality from society continues. That’s the goal here: go to church on Sunday, fine, just don’t bring your beliefs into society. Just shut up about it.

It’s immoral, illogical, irrational and inhuman.


24 posted on 05/30/2014 1:59:42 PM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

make them a cake, heavy on the alum.


25 posted on 05/30/2014 1:59:51 PM PDT by GingisK
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To: C210N

A pile of feces is undoubtedly sexually exciting to sodomites.


26 posted on 05/30/2014 1:59:57 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

And where does the Colorado’s Civil Rights Commission get authority to violate the baker’s first amendment rights?


27 posted on 05/30/2014 2:00:08 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: jsanders2001

28 posted on 05/30/2014 2:00:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Jewbacca

That is a fantastic idea.


29 posted on 05/30/2014 2:00:22 PM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: Jewbacca
Give them a written notice that 100% of the proceeds of their purchase shall be donated to a cause to cure sodomites of their perversion.

Use those terms.

The donation will be in their name.

Brilliant!

30 posted on 05/30/2014 2:00:50 PM PDT by ConservingFreedom (A goverrnment strong enough to impose your standards is strong enough to ban them.)
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To: WayneS

Thank you!

They’ll organize a boycott and it will be win-win.


31 posted on 05/30/2014 2:01:19 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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32 posted on 05/30/2014 2:01:48 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

But it’s perfectly fine for someone to say “please don’t bring your guns inside our business”.


33 posted on 05/30/2014 2:01:51 PM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
You might be able to force him to comply, but you can’t make him do the job well.

I don't know - the government has a lot of men with guns who have nothing better to do than to show up at the bakery for a no-knock raid if the baker uses substandard frosting.

34 posted on 05/30/2014 2:02:48 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL-GALT-DELETE])
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Home of the Free my *ss.


35 posted on 05/30/2014 2:03:04 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Jewbacca

That is a really good suggestion, and if it doesn’t make an impression, they can always announce a dollar matching donation, so that a $50.00 gay cake results in a $100.00, (or whatever it takes to win the argument) donation.


36 posted on 05/30/2014 2:04:30 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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But it’s perfectly fine for someone to say “please don’t bring your guns inside our business”.

good point.

37 posted on 05/30/2014 2:04:45 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: dfwgator

Sorry we don’t do wedding


38 posted on 05/30/2014 2:05:16 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: allblues

At the very least an IRS audit.


39 posted on 05/30/2014 2:05:51 PM PDT by bergmeid
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
ado's Civil Rights Commission on Friday ordered a baker to make wedding cakes...

The new slavery.

How is this different than ordering the person into the fields to pick cotton?

Is a whipping next? Oh, sorry... that's for the honeymoon.

-PJ

40 posted on 05/30/2014 2:06:13 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Invented “rights” to homosexual marriage and abortion are now trumping God-given ones.


41 posted on 05/30/2014 2:08:17 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Diogenesis

Indeed, if bakers, photographers, etc., comply with this insanity, if they don’t fight, it proves that’s exactly what Americans have become... slaves.

Just a few short years ago, I had confidence that Americans wouldn’t buckle to such fascism. That Americans had freedom and liberty in their DNA, thanks to the country’s history and heritage. That Americans had too much moxie, too much vinegar, to bow down like scared little rabbits. But nope, just look at the GOP, rolling over at every turn. Just like that PA governor a few days ago.

All I see is cowering and surrender. It’s pathetic beyond words, what has become of both America and the American populace.


42 posted on 05/30/2014 2:08:39 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Says it all, read no further. Commissioner?

The issue is not anti-discrimination, it is enabling the shoving of your beliefs down the throats of whoever you damn please. If I was the baker, I would quote a very high price, say $2000.00 above the normal rate and say it is for “mental anguish” added to the ingredients.


43 posted on 05/30/2014 2:08:45 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I’d move.


44 posted on 05/30/2014 2:08:54 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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The donation will be in their name.

That's pretty clever :)
45 posted on 05/30/2014 2:09:21 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Unless you are a muslim taxi driver, then you don’t have to.


46 posted on 05/30/2014 2:13:09 PM PDT by Morgana ( Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

It’s just so stupid. Will he go to jail if he refuses? If he makes the cake poorly, will he get fined? Will he have to make it over and over until the fudge packers are happy with it? What a piece of crap America has become!


47 posted on 05/30/2014 2:14:19 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: ConservingFreedom
...he does not currently make wedding cakes.

The Lord looks after His own.

 

_________________________________________________

 

I bet he'll make a wedding cake for his friends and people he knows and trusts.  Heh heh heh.

48 posted on 05/30/2014 2:14:51 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

He should make clear that he bakes both heterosexual wedding cakes and homosexual wedding cakes. The ingredients are not necessarily the same.


49 posted on 05/30/2014 2:14:53 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: Above My Pay Grade

Crappiest? They might like that. Think about it.


50 posted on 05/30/2014 2:15:57 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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