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Re: The US Supreme Court Thread
« on: June 12, 2018, 05:24:03 pm »
Forcing bigots to serve gays effectively forces them to earn money. I'd rather let them be discriminatory, and then allow them to self-destruct through their unsustainable business practices.

Also, aren't like 80% of bakers fags anyway?
The important distinction is that the baker was willing to sell the couple any other pastry with the exception of the wedding cake on account of his religious values. The refusal of service in this case was not from a deliberately malicious context but rather personal value, and therefore isnít the type of discrimination seen in, say, the Jim Crow era.

More than that - it was refusal to make a specific cake for the couple - and SCOUTS acknowledged cake-making as a form of art.  That acknowledgment was a big part of the ruling.  If they had refused to sell the couple an already made cake, that absolutely would have been discriminatory.  But making a brand new cake for an event that goes against his religious beliefs is what was the crux of the decision.
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