Skip to comments.Religious Freedom on Trial: Pray for Jack Phillips and the U.S. Supreme Court
Posted on 12/01/2017 5:48:15 PM PST by Maudeen
This coming Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court has the chance to set the record straight on religious freedom for everyone in the U.S.
In 2012, Jack Phillips of Colorado's Masterpiece Cake Shop refused to provide a cake for a same-sex "wedding" based on his faith convictions. That case Masterpiece Cake Shop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission is now before the nation's high court.
Jack Phillips doesn't design cakes for all events-he never has. He has a set of values based on his religious beliefs-a moral code-that guides his life, including his work. When an event conflicts with Jack's beliefs, he doesn't participate.
But that hasn't stopped LGBT activists and the State of Colorado from coming after Jack. They've accused him of intolerance and discrimination, forced him to reeducate his staff and file quarterly compliance reports with the government, and demanded that he design cakes for same-sex weddings.
Now the Supreme Court will decide-does the First Amendment protect Jack's artistic freedom, a principle the high court has long defended, or not?
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The intolerance of the “tolerant” is outrageous.
Let us hope he prevails. What would happen if I went to a Jewish bakery and demanded a nazi cake or went to a muzzie bakery and demanded a “pork surprise” cake?
These are politicians in black muumuus playing their role. I’ll pray for them as the Bible demands but I’m not particularly optimistic regarding the outcome.
Politics is a scam and we’re suckers for playing.
I now send this letter every July on the anniversary of their last ruling. In my opinion, if you are involved in some form of personal expression such as baking a cake, singing, wedding photo shoot, etc. then religious expression takes precedent. If you are filing an order at McDonalds then you go ahead and serve the gay couple.
The 2015 gay marriage ruling means equal legal protection excludes tens of millions of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim believers who consider classical scholarship finds homosexual relationships separate people from God. The Bible continually speaks of the character, identity, and purpose of God; identifying Him as masculine and humans as feminine in relation to Him. After creating all things, He created the covenant of heterosexual marriage to example the unconditional love relationship He desires with humanity. Without disturbing the spiritual quality of marriage, equal protection could have been maintained by civil contract with the elegant, endless expressions legislators enjoy.
The First Amendment says and used to mean, Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press .
We are familiar with the term speech or expression, which seems an innocuous expansion of the above amendment. However, expression enables a nearly unbounded multi billion dollar pornography industry.
Justice Kennedys majority opinion stated, The First Amendment ensures that religious organizations and persons are given proper protection as they seek to advocate and teach the principles that are so fulfilling and central to their lives and faith. Such language severely restricts religious freedom by excluding free exercise thereof.
The country has so departed from first principles that a woman can express herself in the adult film industry, but cannot operate a bakery and exercise her religious convictions by refusing to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple.
The Formal End to Judeo-Christian America
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES GAY MARRIAGE
The abuses of power have grown so out of control that if the founders were here, they would hastily go to war against these foul creatures.
The horrific nature of the abominations which have been implemented in my lifetime are acts of war and crimes against nature.
The world governments are mostly compromised through extortion, blackmail, and bribery such that it is being run by the worst sort of criminals alive. Psychopaths.
They engage in...
murder of children (openly in abortion, secretly as a form of idol worship)
child sex slavery (openly promoting sex to minors in all forms of media and public institutions, and turning over control of children to perverts, but privately through sex trafficking)
ritual sex abuse and mind slavery
drugs, weapons, and human trafficking
embezzlement, theft, and fraudulent monetary and investment schemes
laws, policies, and judicial rulings designed to harm the general health and wellbeing of the public, and rob us of our divinely appointed liberties with an aim toward totalitarian control
The sex perverts in these lawsuits are probably just pawns in the long game, but they are nonetheless enemies of civilization.
Colorado Ping ( Let me know if you wish to be added or removed from the list.)
Lord God, Look at Thy nation in her misery and grant us justice under the law.
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, amen.
Or to a Muslim bakery asking for a cake that says, “Jesus is God come in the flesh, worship Him or burn forever”.
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