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The GLBT agenda against Christian bakers

The GLBT agenda against Christian bakers

Just about everyone has heard about the discrimination cases against Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado and Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Oregon. Both cases have been viral on the internet and are two of the primary cases that state legislators and conservative Christian activists site in the need for state Religious Freedom Restoration acts, such as the one recently signed into law by the governor of Indiana.

Right Wing Watch picked up a broadcast last Monday when radio host Chuck Wilder interviewed Phyllis Schlafly, founder of the Eagle Forum, on his Talkback digital radio show. During the interview Wilder set up the conversation by stating, “Have you noticed that only Christian small-businesspeople have been harassed and sued for refusing to participate in same-sex marriages even though our fast-growing immigrant populations, you know of Muslims, Hindus and other faiths are also opposed to that concept? The use of same-sex marriage to attack Christian businesses but not businesses run by members of other religions demonstrates what is really driving the demand for the new constitutional right to same-sex marriage.”

Schlafly responded, ““Well, that is right, they want to wipe out the Christian religion. And most of these other religions do not recognize same-sex marriage. I assume there are some Muslim bakers and photographers and other people who have been harassed, but they’re not being attacked and they’re not being criticized.”

So the GLBT agenda with same gendered marriage all along has been to destroy Christianity one bakery at a time! All two of them so far, out of the 6000 retail bakeries in the US.

Over at Huffpost, blogger James Peron has done the maths regarding the possibility of a GLBT couple being refused a wedding cake from a Muslim owned bakery. “In other words, the likelihood an anti-gay bakery would be owned by a Muslim is itself remotely low. That they are also anti-gay is even lower. Many anti-equality business-owners are still happy to make a profit, so the final number of Muslim, anti-gay, anti-profit bakers, has to be rather miniscule.”

As opposed to a refusal from a Christian owned bakery, “Given that 70 percent of the population consider themselves Christian, if you were to pick two bakers at random, chances are pretty good both would be Christians.”

posted by David Allen

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Mark Mason

I remember “No Military” signs in businesses around Fayetteville, NC. At the same time the town was known to be ’Gay Friendly.’ My neighbors had moved there from Maine because of the welcoming environment. They thought it a big laugh that the town with the highest concentration of U.S. Soldiers in the country was known to so “Gay Friendly.” Weren’t all those Paratroopers and Special Forces guys supposed to be anti-gay? Never saw a “No Gays´ sign during either of my tours there. My church never showed up to protest antimilitary discrimination. Hey it is in the BCP! I wonder if it had been after “don’t ask – don’t tell” it would have been different…

JC Fisher

A rightwing agitator (excuse me, “journalist”) tried to prove that Those Wicked Muslims were equally homophobic bakers, as Christians (so-called). Whoops, despite doing his “journalism” in Michigan (which has no LGBT civil rights protections), he found many Muslim bakeries WERE ready to bake a wedding cake for a (putative) same-sex couple!

http://joemygod.blogspot.com/2015/04/michigan-wingnut-gets-muslim-bakeries.html

Paul Woodrum

If gay couples want wedding cakes and flowers, the next thing they’ll demand is to have their children baptized. It’s all part of the insidious “gay agenda.”

David Murray

Christian owned business are not being attacked. Just as no other religious owned business being attacked. What is being addressed is whether an business acting in the public can deny service to anyone seeking the business service.

Again and again, the right-wing religious fail to understand that the US was set up as a republic, and not a religious state.

Paul Powers

The idea that Christians are being singled out is ridiculous.
There may not be any cases of Muslim bakers being sanctioned, there have been court rulings that Muslim cab drivers cannot refuse passengers with bottles of alcohol based on their religious beliefs.

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/09/09/muslim_cabs_court

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