Homophobic Chick-fil-A take two: Now Colorado bakery REFUSES to bake wedding cake for gay couple

Jul 31, 2012 Full story: Daily Mail 648

A Colorado cake shop has received scores of complaints and been targeted by protestors after it refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple.

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“Some people are gay - get over”

Since: Apr 08

Reading PA

#1 Jul 31, 2012
Hey - they are entitled to their beliefs and to their opinion.

I, and other who disagree, are equally entitled to NOT spend our money at their establishment.

Since: Feb 11

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#2 Jul 31, 2012
Then close your shop Jack Phillips it will be the best thing you could do. Maybe some who understands and cares about liberty and justice for all will open a new bakery that serves all citizens. Oh and Jack Phillips, take some time to learn what it is to be human because you severely lack what it takes to be one.

For you sick trolls on this forum I'm giving you the finger because I already know you will have your little fits and make an attempt to do your gay bashing but remember you too need to learn to be human and your comments will prove that.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#3 Jul 31, 2012
KirkW wrote:
Hey - they are entitled to their beliefs and to their opinion.
I, and other who disagree, are equally entitled to NOT spend our money at their establishment.
Yes I agree but it goes beyond just "their belief and opinion" because Jack Phillips denied service physically. The entire issue of marriage equality is because people like Jack Phillips attempting to keep LGBT citizens from enjoying the same rights they enjoy because they are attempting to make their beliefs and opinions which are based on religion law of the land.

People should call on Jack Phillips to do what he threatened close his shop.
Rudy

Romania

#4 Jul 31, 2012
The bakery probably respects the sanctity of marriage and only bakes cakes for real weddings. Whats wrong with a business having values?
Pam

Grove City, PA

#5 Jul 31, 2012
Jalene in the wild wrote:
Then close your shop Jack Phillips it will be the best thing you could do. Maybe some who understands and cares about liberty and justice for all will open a new bakery that serves all citizens. Oh and Jack Phillips, take some time to learn what it is to be human because you severely lack what it takes to be one.
For you sick trolls on this forum I'm giving you the finger because I already know you will have your little fits and make an attempt to do your gay bashing but remember you too need to learn to be human and your comments will prove that.
Liberty and justice for all means the liberty to have your own personal beliefs. Justice means not being punuished for standing up for those beliefs. And of course you're giving us the finger because you really have no respect for anyone unless they are agreeing with you whole heartedly and anxiously kissing your butt. Besides, you sound like a finger-giving sort. Gay bashing? I haven't said a word about gays in this message.
Pam

Grove City, PA

#6 Jul 31, 2012
Jack Phillips, you are my hero of the day. I hope you realize that amount of support you have. I hope that seeing the huge turn-out at Chik-fil-a tomorrow will give you encouragement because I would imagine that all who stand for Chik-fil-a would stand for you, too, if the opportunity presents itself.

Since: Jan 08

Chachoengsao, Thailand

#7 Jul 31, 2012
Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but I don't see anyone defending the opinions of the KKK. Why is that? Perhaps because the KKK stands for having all the civil and legal rights for themselves? Just like the homophobic trolls on this site.(Screw you!)
APA

El Segundo, CA

#8 Jul 31, 2012
Dubya wrote:
Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but I don't see anyone defending the opinions of the KKK. Why is that? Perhaps because the KKK stands for having all the civil and legal rights for themselves? Just like the homophobic trolls on this site.(Screw you!)
Homosexuals are more heterophobic than heterosexuals are homophobic.

“Adam and Steve”

Since: Aug 08

Earth

#9 Jul 31, 2012
If I were part of this couple I would be relieved that the bakery owner was up front about his animus toward LGBTs. Better that, than to pay $1000 for a cake, then find out he's anti-gay, and contributing to NOM or other hate groups.

Web sites for gay weddings are all over the internet. There are plenty of bakeries and caterers that would be happy to outfit L/G weddings. I'd much rather give my $ to gay friendly businesses ... or bake my own cake.

“Together for 24, legal for 5”

Since: Sep 07

Littleton, NH

#10 Jul 31, 2012
The bakery advertises a product, and the only requirement to buy is paying the offer price. If I want to order a wedding cake for my retirement party, why should the business question me?

More importantly: Many suggest the businessman should be able to choose whom he wants to do business with. Would that include, say, refusing service to an interracial heterosexual couple?

We have long established that businesses open to the public must offer their services without regard to personal prejudices. That's just part of the bargin of being open to the public. You can still discriminate. You just have to create a private club in which to do it.
Snorkel

El Segundo, CA

#11 Jul 31, 2012
So at a gay bachelor party, does a queer jump out of the cake?

Since: Feb 09

Southern California

#12 Jul 31, 2012
The owner has a very hypocritical stance on the gay lifestyle. His statement saying that he doesn't mind making them a birthday cake or graduation…which makes his views on the gay lifestyle acceptable but when it comes to marriage it's a totally diffrent story..you can't have it both ways Mr. Phillips you either don't or do. You sound like a confused little man who is giving in under pressure .

Since: Feb 09

Southern California

#13 Jul 31, 2012
Snorkel wrote:
So at a gay bachelor party, does a queer jump out of the cake?
Nah, they rent your MaM for that one.

Since: Feb 09

Southern California

#14 Jul 31, 2012
Pam wrote:
Jack Phillips, you are my hero of the day. I hope you realize that amount of support you have. I hope that seeing the huge turn-out at Chik-fil-a tomorrow will give you encouragement because I would imagine that all who stand for Chik-fil-a would stand for you, too, if the opportunity presents itself.
God bless the chicken and the Cakes…may God make you choke on the chicken and end up with diabetes with the cakes. Everyone say AMEN !
Wedding Bells are Ringing

Alpharetta, GA

#15 Jul 31, 2012
Rudy wrote:
The bakery probably respects the sanctity of marriage and only bakes cakes for real weddings. Whats wrong with a business having values?
The cake shop's owner is turning down a $1000 cake sale because chronic homophobia prevents him from reaching his full potential
.
He is a mess
.
po'thang

Since: Feb 09

Southern California

#16 Jul 31, 2012
Rudy wrote:
The bakery probably respects the sanctity of marriage and only bakes cakes for real weddings. Whats wrong with a business having values?
I love all you so called Rightious people, so much in the holier then thou attitude..your simply comedy !
Dr Rusty Corkscrew

Alpharetta, GA

#17 Jul 31, 2012
APA wrote:
<quoted text>
Homosexuals are more heterophobic than heterosexuals are homophobic.
No
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Heterosexuals and homosexuals are 'monosexual'(attracted to one sex) and don't suffer from sex phobias
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monosexuality
.
Homophobes are religiously afflicted #2 bisexuals (attracted to two sexes)
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons...
AdaminAZ

San Diego, CA

#18 Jul 31, 2012
Pam wrote:
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Liberty and justice for all means the liberty to have your own personal beliefs. Justice means not being punuished for standing up for those beliefs. And of course you're giving us the finger because you really have no respect for anyone unless they are agreeing with you whole heartedly and anxiously kissing your butt. Besides, you sound like a finger-giving sort. Gay bashing? I haven't said a word about gays in this message.
Liberty is the freedom to buy cake. Justice means you cant be denied that ability based on sexual orientation or race or religion. For all includes gay people even if you dont like it.

This country decided long ago that were not having all white lunch counters and its not going to be any different when it comes to all straight bakeries

Since: Oct 10

San Francisco

#19 Jul 31, 2012
Pam wrote:
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Liberty and justice for all means the liberty to have your own personal beliefs. Justice means not being punuished for standing up for those beliefs. And of course you're giving us the finger because you really have no respect for anyone unless they are agreeing with you whole heartedly and anxiously kissing your butt. Besides, you sound like a finger-giving sort. Gay bashing? I haven't said a word about gays in this message.
Yes, we see the qualifier "in this message." Your entire rant proves what a worthless hypocrite you are. The minute one of us stands up for our beliefs, you have a hissy fit and launch into another of your homophobic tirades.

If you had a life outside your trailer park, you wouldn't have to spend all your time here among people you dislike. Your sex change should have made you somewhat less revolting, but like everything else about you, it was obviously a complete failure.

“IT'S TIME TO ELIMINATE”

Since: Mar 11

PROP 8 AND DOMA!!!

#20 Jul 31, 2012
Pam wrote:
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Liberty and justice for all means the liberty to have your own personal beliefs. Justice means not being punuished for standing up for those beliefs. And of course you're giving us the finger because you really have no respect for anyone unless they are agreeing with you whole heartedly and anxiously kissing your butt. Besides, you sound like a finger-giving sort. Gay bashing? I haven't said a word about gays in this message.
Would it be okay for this bakery to deny service to an interracial couple? maybe Asian? Regardless of how the business owner personally feels on this issue, it is still illegal to discriminate and that's all he's doing.

The old days where a business owner has the "Right to Refuse Service" is not applicable in today's world.

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