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Oregon: Cake refusal violates gay couple's rights

There are 57 comments on the SFGate story from Jan 17, 2014, titled Oregon: Cake refusal violates gay couple's rights. In it, SFGate reports that:

A suburban Portland bakery violated the civil rights of a same-sex couple by refusing to bake a cake for the women's wedding, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries said Friday.

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Since: Mar 09

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#1 Jan 18, 2014
Well, doesn't that just take the cake!

Since: Dec 08

El Paso, TX

#2 Jan 18, 2014
snyper wrote:
Well, doesn't that just take the cake!
If a toothpick comes out clean the cake is done.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#3 Jan 18, 2014
TomInElPaso wrote:
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If a toothpick comes out clean the cake is done.
But you have to let it cool completely before frosting it.

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#4 Jan 18, 2014
As for the actual topic, I wonder what the SCOTUS will do with these cases?

They have yet to decide whether they're going to accept the Elane Photography case from New Mexico.

Since: Dec 08

El Paso, TX

#5 Jan 18, 2014
WeTheSheeple wrote:
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But you have to let it cool completely before frosting it.
Dibs on licking the bowl.
Xstain Fumblementalist

Philadelphia, PA

#6 Jan 18, 2014
Since "we're all 'sinners'" how do these precious little jeeesus snots every manage to sell any baked goods to anyone?

Oh, I figured it out! They ignore every other "sin" and just focus on the "sin" of homosexuality, or on the marriage equality that's going to finally destroy any last pretense that this is an xstain theocracy.

DNF

“Judge less, Love more”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark Ohio

#7 Jan 18, 2014
It won't be long before this thread is filled with folks whining that the baker's religious rights were violated.

The I can finally start throwing States Rights back in the faces of the clueless wonders!
Xstain Fumblementalist

Philadelphia, PA

#8 Jan 18, 2014
This new cake story just diabeats all.
Xstain Fumblementalist

Philadelphia, PA

#9 Jan 18, 2014
snyper wrote:
Well, doesn't that just take the cake!
You crumb.

Since: Mar 09

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#10 Jan 18, 2014
If you stomp around while baking, your cake may fall.

(Hmm. That one has political parallels.)
Stuck in Suburbs

Menlo Park, CA

#12 Jan 20, 2014
People can be nasty in the burbs. I hope next time they'll go into Portland for a better baker. Then they'll be able to have their cake and eat it too.
Evilgelicalling

Philadelphia, PA

#13 Jan 20, 2014
snyper wrote:
If you stomp around while baking, your cake may fall.
(Hmm. That one has political parallels.)
I deal in smart cookies, not milquetoasts when I do my paralleling.

DNF

“Judge less, Love more”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark Ohio

#14 Jan 20, 2014
Today we honer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the man who led the fight to make such discrimination a crime.

DNF

“Judge less, Love more”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark Ohio

#15 Jan 20, 2014
honor.

my bad
Denver Dan

Sacramento, CA

#16 Jan 21, 2014
DNF wrote:
Today we honer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the man who led the fight to make such discrimination a crime.
He never marched, spoke of nor mentioned gays.

Next.
Denver Dan

Sacramento, CA

#17 Jan 21, 2014
"The backlash against Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of the bakery, was severe. Gay rights groups launched protests and pickets outside the family’s store. They threatened wedding vendors who did business with the bakery. And, Klein told me, the family’s children were the targets of death threats."
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/01/21/chr...
---So much for thinking gays are civil.
Denver Dan

Sacramento, CA

#18 Jan 21, 2014
"Perkins told me that in many cases gay couples are targeting businesses owned by Christians.

“Individuals are being persecuted and prosecuted using the leverage of the government through these homosexual activists,” he said.“Government has become a weapon that homosexual activists are using against Christian business owners.”"

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/01/21/chr...

---Seems like it.
amp

Las Vegas, NV

#19 Jan 21, 2014
The homosexuals won't be happy until every Christian cake baker is behind bars.
Sort of like a Confectionery Kristallnacht.

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#20 Jan 22, 2014
Denver Dan wrote:
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He never marched, spoke of nor mentioned gays.
Next.


http://www.youtube.com/watch...

http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Since: Mar 09

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#21 Jan 22, 2014
Denver Dan wrote:
"Perkins told me that in many cases gay couples are targeting businesses owned by Christians.
“Individuals are being persecuted and prosecuted using the leverage of the government through these homosexual activists,” he said.“Government has become a weapon that homosexual activists are using against Christian business owners.”"
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/01/21/chr...
---Seems like it.
Not because they are "christian" (lots of us are one form of "christian" or another), but because they attack or discriminate against us.

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