Archive for February 26th, 2014

Yes, of course a business owner should have the right to refuse service to gay people

Personally, I was against Arizona’s SB1062 because I found it as frivolous as many of the lawsuits against Christian businesses, frivolous because of the 1st Amendment of the US Constitution. Most of these lawsuits should not have gotten past a hearing.
Other than that, I like what he had to say about this bill vetoed today (or yesterday for most who will read this).
To sum up the Bible in this regard, show love at all times but do not compromise on God’s standard.

The Matt Walsh Blog

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We critics of modern society tend to run into a problem very similar to the one you encounter when you go to a bar with 27 different beers on tap.

Sometimes, we just don’t know where to begin.

That’s how I feel when I read about the progressives working themselves into a lather over that religious freedom bill in Arizona. The legislation simply solidifies a business owner’s right to act according to his or her religious beliefs (I say “further solidifies” because the First Amendment already covers this ground pretty thoroughly). “News” outlets like CNN, engaging in blatant editorializing (surprise!), refer to it as “the anti-gay bill,” because part of religious freedom is the right to not participate in activities which you find mortally sinful.

It’s not that business owners want to “refuse service” to gays simply because they’re gay; it’s that some business owners — particularly people who work in the wedding industry…

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