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(Think Progress)   Bakery that refused to sell wedding cake to lesbian couple found to have discriminated, its owner saying it's part of 'God's plan'. Sure, if God's plan for you is a jury trial   (thinkprogress.org) divider line 93
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2014-01-21 01:25:20 PM  
20 votes:
This is why we can't have iced things.
2014-01-21 01:19:03 PM  
6 votes:
I guess my sense of capitalism trumps any of my beliefs...If I owned a bakery I would sale a cake to anyone.....well, except the Irish.
2014-01-21 01:21:52 PM  
5 votes:
"Since then, Sweet Cakes has closed up its public storefront and the Kleins now run it from home, citing a loss of business due to public scrutiny. Melissa responded to the decision "

/Almost like some other invisible hand was at work here
2014-01-21 01:17:19 PM  
5 votes:
You know, when God's plan for you is a trial by your peers...

You're in a lot of trouble:

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2014-01-21 01:15:36 PM  
4 votes:

iheartscotch: I'm all for any business to refuse service; but, these guys did it the wrong way. Should have said that they were booked solid and couldn't possibly make another cake.


Sure, but how's that gonna hoist them up on that cross? They're clearly going for the Chic-Fil-A model, or as I like to call it, the "Southern Fried Strategy".
2014-01-21 01:11:06 PM  
4 votes:
God is great, amazing and all powerful. I know He has a plan :)

Perhaps his plan is for you to stop being a bigoted dickbag.
2014-01-21 12:09:49 PM  
4 votes:

HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.


The only real comeback for this is "fark you, you disgusting sad piece of flapping ass shiat".
2014-01-21 10:35:05 AM  
4 votes:
It is the Cakewich. The most evil cake ever created. Forged in darkness from wheat harvested in Hell's half acre. Baked by Beelzebub. Slathered with frosting beaten from the evil eggs of dark chicken, force-fed to dogs by the hands of a one-eyed madman!
2014-01-21 03:35:58 PM  
3 votes:
you idiots always miss the bigger problem and in this instance it that you have two women, NEITHER of which can make a farking cake.


get your asses back in the kitchen where you belong and we wont have these problems.
2014-01-21 02:07:13 PM  
3 votes:

TrotlineDesigns: I would have pissed in the cake like the employees spit in the food at McDonalds and don't get charged with criminal offenses and what not.

/Wouldn't be my first time in jail or criminal court


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2014-01-21 01:54:08 PM  
3 votes:

Phinn: Dr Dreidel: Freedom of association does not mean that a license-holder can deny use of the power granted by that license to another citizen for any reason.

Yes, it does.

Freedom of association means that neither you nor the government you empower has the legitimate ability to issue or withhold "licenses" based on people's compliance with your association demands.

Licensing is not carte blanche to control everything about a person's business.  If that's what the licensing law pretends to assert, then the licensing law is itself unethical.


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2014-01-21 01:33:53 PM  
3 votes:
ITT:
Lots of freedom loving Americans butt hurt they can't discriminate against people because that nasty Constitution says otherwise.
2014-01-21 01:30:11 PM  
3 votes:
MyRandomName:

Are there really zero other wedding cake designers? This is about liberals trying to fark a religious person over. No more, no less.

Yup. I remembered when I planned my wedding, actual planning was the furthest thing from my mind. I picked all of my vendors solely on how much we clashed and how horrible an experience the entire process of planning would be. I figured the entire process wasn't a headache enough, I needed to begin a crusade during one of the more hectic times in my life.
2014-01-21 01:30:00 PM  
3 votes:

karnal: I guess my sense of capitalism trumps any of my beliefs...If I owned a bakery I would sale a cake to anyone.....well, except the Irish.


dawsonian.com

/First thing I thought of when I read that...
2014-01-21 01:29:05 PM  
3 votes:
And God, who created all things with infinite wisdom and complexity, said to the faithful; Go out with hatred and be dicks to other people because your faith makes you smarter than everyone else so why would you bother trying to understand anything?
2014-01-21 01:20:11 PM  
3 votes:
Stupid subby. It's only Gods plan when it benefits them, If it doesn't, they're being persecuted for their beliefs. Don't you know that?
2014-01-21 01:12:40 PM  
3 votes:
It seems as if God skimped on a few key ingrediants in the bakery owners brain.
2014-01-21 04:17:54 PM  
2 votes:

tricycleracer: Become a private bakery club and discriminate to your heart's content.


The first rule of Private Bakery Club is that you do not talk about Private Bakery Club.
2014-01-21 04:01:48 PM  
2 votes:

scubamage: gerrymander: Dr Dreidel: More like, "If the government's gonna force us ALL to pay for roads, etc, then we should ALL have the same access to them." Meaning a state-licensed business cannot refuse service to someone for reasons the state deems invalid. If you're going to exercise a power granted by the state, you exercise it according to state rules.

Does that help?

That way, if you're a private club (which specifically doesn't get a license, and is free to deny service to the darkies for their Curse of Ham, and the homos for the Curse of Ken Ham) (not really, but the rules are more relaxed), the state isn't supporting you and you're free to Christ it up with the other Church Ladies (and Satan) as much as you want.

That's the problem with this ruling. A private contract to create an artistic expression is not -- and really, can never be -- subject to government license.

If the lesbians wanted a standard sheet cake with frosting letters, that would (I expect) have been well under the 'licensed business umbra'. But they didn't. They wanted a specialty cake for a one-time event, which required a separate contract. A separate contract to create a one-time piece should have been viewed as art, regardless of whether or not the government imposed restrictions upon the place where the art is created. And at that point, the rights enshrined by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act should have taken precedence.

This decision is wrong, as a matter of law.

The contract would still have the business as a signatory, and the business is beholden to state and federal law.

Just adding "as a matter of law" to your statements doesn't make them correct.


But it makes them sound correct.  And sounding correct is the most important thing, as a matter of law.
2014-01-21 03:33:42 PM  
2 votes:
Another day, another cake baker oppressing society.
2014-01-21 03:07:41 PM  
2 votes:

I drunk what: if you are hetero itz becaws you are afraid of teh ghey and racist


I'm guessing we can assume the answer to your name is "paint thinner."
2014-01-21 02:07:36 PM  
2 votes:
Fark is a weird place where Christians are the ultimate trump card.

Contrast this to the douchey-hipster article who wants government to prevent his neighbors from chopping down trees on their property because he likes those trees.  The Fark brigade is almost universally against the hipster douche siding with private property rights.

Then there's this case, where a lesbian couple wants government to force a baker to participate in a gay wedding, and because the baker is Christian, the same people are ready to feed him to the dogs.

If there's ever a case where cops beat the snot out of anti-abortion demonstrators, the whole universe might divide by zero following the cognitive dissonance coming from fark.
2014-01-21 01:38:38 PM  
2 votes:

mwfark: They are forcing her to serve people she doesn't want to serve, or they're forcing her out of business. Yes - there is force involved, and that's a problem in a free society.


Oh man, it goes much farther than that.  The government actually forces that poor baker to maintain sanitary conditions where she prepares food.  Shouldn't she be free to prepare them however she wants?  Don't even get me started on what all the government forces her to do if she hires someone.  Why shouldn't I be allowed to employ an 8 year old for $0.25 an hour?
2014-01-21 01:38:36 PM  
2 votes:
They have been targeted and will feel the wrath of the Gay K K.
2014-01-21 01:36:22 PM  
2 votes:

vermicious k'nid: MyRandomName: lennavan: cryinoutloud: I think I'd just take my business elsewhere.

cryinoutloud: But I have a life of my own to take care of.

I feel the same way about Rosa Parks.  Didn't she have anything better to do than waste her time biatching about seating on a bus.  Just take yo' business to the back of the bus.

The hilarious part is that you liberals always attempt economic boycotts to destroy those who disagree with you. Yet if any person attempted an economic boycott of a minority business, you would be outraged. You are the people you complain about. You have simply switched skin color for politics and religion. You are no better. You at just as intolerant.

I just had you farkied as a derper but thanks to this drivel we've reached ignore. Congrats.


Wah
2014-01-21 01:30:57 PM  
2 votes:

baconbeard: karnal: I guess my sense of capitalism trumps any of my beliefs...If I owned a bakery I would sale a cake to anyone.....well, except the Irish.

They're not really people, so it's all good.


I may not agree with which cakes you don't make but I'll defend your right not to bake them.
2014-01-21 01:25:16 PM  
2 votes:
Mask your contempt and take their money.

/ embroidered on a favorite pillow
2014-01-21 01:24:48 PM  
2 votes:

HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.


Romans 13:1

"Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God."


Why do you rebel against God?
rpm
2014-01-21 01:22:51 PM  
2 votes:

HotWingConspiracy: God really seems like a petty asshole with too much time on is hands.


Anyone who thinks otherwise hasn't read the bible.
2014-01-21 01:22:32 PM  
2 votes:
I keep hearing references to this case but may have missed the details. Did the brides want figurines of two women scissoring on top of the cake or something?
2014-01-21 01:20:48 PM  
2 votes:

cryinoutloud: I think I'd just take my business elsewhere.


cryinoutloud: But I have a life of my own to take care of.


I feel the same way about Rosa Parks.  Didn't she have anything better to do than waste her time biatching about seating on a bus.  Just take yo' business to the back of the bus.
2014-01-21 01:16:54 PM  
2 votes:

HotWingConspiracy: God really seems like a petty asshole with too much time on is hands.


God did create man in his own image.
2014-01-21 10:32:43 AM  
2 votes:

HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.


I think the you must believe meme was tried before. Oh yea I remember when.

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2014-01-22 03:29:21 PM  
1 votes:

hardinparamedic: Leishu: Are you going to give a real answer or continue to obfuscate, or, for my records, is that precisely what you do when your intentional inattention to fact backs you into a corner?

Something tells me that "control freak" is Phinn's passive-aggressive way of insulting anyone who won't let him do whatever he wants without consequences.



It has a way of irritating Progs, since they claim to oppose control freaks in other areas of their lives, and so they dislike being reminded of their own hyper-controlling urges.
2014-01-22 01:27:43 PM  
1 votes:

hardinparamedic: Phinn: The selection of particular criteria for this form of special protection is arbitrary and unprincipled.

To put it bluntly, Phinn: I don't care. Honestly, I don't care. You're entitled to your opinion, and it's cute and all.

Your posts this entire thread have been about spreading pseudo-intellectual libertarian knucklechildren on everyone else's faces because you think that if protections for people in the minority went away, or worse, the old neoconfederate "state's rights!" cry, that we would all live in a glorious, free market utopia where no one would be treated badly because of their race, religion, creed, or gender/sexual orientation.

If you honestly believe what you posted over and over in this thread is just, right, or ethical, then you're either delusional to the truth of human nature, or a brainwashed randroid.



Thanks for letting me know that your psychological defense mechanisms have shut down all of your capacity for rational thought.
2014-01-21 09:16:48 PM  
1 votes:

lennavan: JSTACAT: Isn't that like requiring that a Kosher restaurant offer pork & etc & hide the Star of David??

No.  This is like requiring a Kosher restaurant that offers pork to a white dude also has to offer it to a black dude.  Kinda like how a cake maker that offers cakes to a straight couple has to offer them to gay couples.

JSTACAT: Whatever happened to "we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone?"

It never existed.


Thousands of shops & bars might have a problem with your [conveniently adopted]  idea.
I see that sign everywhere...
The custom is as old as America itself, in fact it goes back to ancient times. It stems from a fundamental human and animal right.
Birds don't have to sing for you, Cats don't have to purr for you. People are not required to smile at you, laugh at your jokes, ladies not required to be 'excited' by you & etc.

The common factor here is Service with a smile; it is a voluntary gift, you must win that gift by charm and work, not by force or law. It is the heart and soul of those who cook food for the public & other services.

This type of extremism that closed a shop will cause a swing of the pendulum; towards Russia's policies, and Putin's recent statements.

One day we are going to get a President and Congress who think a lot like V. Putin.
because of this ridiculous whinging and crying.
2014-01-21 08:41:00 PM  
1 votes:

GnomePaladin: Phinn: And that's what makes you giddy -- control.

Yeah, MAAAAAAN!  Tell the sheeple to WAKE UP!


Great.

imgs.xkcd.com

Now you've done it.
2014-01-21 05:45:35 PM  
1 votes:

UrukHaiGuyz: Phinn: The real question is: Why are they protected classes?  On what ethical principle does one decide how to define "protected classes" in the first place?  (Vegetarians?  Left-handed Twilight fans?)  What is the justification for specially protecting a class in the first place, as opposed to having laws of UNIVERSAL application?

Protected classes are generally those that have an established history of being discriminated against and thus being in need of protection.


Like vegetarians. Those guys suck.
2014-01-21 04:57:55 PM  
1 votes:

ciberido: Phinn: Forcing people to interact with other people is evil.

In some cases.  Like, for example, if the person I were forced to interact with were you.  That'd be pretty evil.


I'd gladly defend your right not to associate with me. I'd downright enjoy not having you in my life.
2014-01-21 04:40:13 PM  
1 votes:
Phinn: Forcing people to interact with other people is evil.

In some cases.  Like, for example, if the person I were forced to interact with were you.  That'd be pretty evil.
2014-01-21 04:11:01 PM  
1 votes:

Phinn: So, let's say it's 1955, and I run a bakery, and the government has passed a law MANDATING that I can't bake a cake for gays.

I'll be JAILED for it. But I want to bake for gays. I want the gay baking trade.

And, in response to this unjust law, I say things like, "The law is unjust. The government has NO LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY to prohibit me from selling cakes to gays, or to anyone I want. It's between me and my customers, and (literally) none of your business!"

And since we're all in 1955 and not just me, all of the FarkProg assholes posting in this thread would rise up and call me names and tell me to go live in the woods and cite "licensing" laws, to force me to follow their precious government's laws.

Because Respect My Authoritah.


My favorite "What if...?" was the one where Elektra didn't die.
2014-01-21 04:08:40 PM  
1 votes:

Phinn: So, let's say it's 1955, and I run a bakery, and the government has passed a law MANDATING that I can't bake a cake for gays.

I'll be JAILED for it. But I want to bake for gays. I want the gay baking trade.

And, in response to this unjust law, I say things like, "The law is unjust. The government has NO LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY to prohibit me from selling cakes to gays, or to anyone I want. It's between me and my customers, and (literally) none of your business!"

And since we're all in 1955 and not just me, all of the FarkProg assholes posting in this thread would rise up and call me names and tell me to go live in the woods and cite "licensing" laws, to force me to follow their precious government's laws.

Because Respect My Authoritah.


Dear Phinn,

Get new material.

Thanks.
2014-01-21 04:01:13 PM  
1 votes:

Hickory-smoked: MyRandomName: You realize that you liberals are acting exactly the same towards religious people, right? Liberals always want respect but never respect the religious views of others.

[www.elephantjournal.com image 543x353]


oh I am sorry where in your religion does it say THOU SHALT NOT BAKE CAKES FOR THOSE WHO LAY WITH MEN AS THEY LAY WITH WOMEN.
2014-01-21 03:56:49 PM  
1 votes:
Another thread where the grownups have to debate some pimple-faced virgin teens about the "Constitutionality" of civil rights statutes that were settled law before they were born.
2014-01-21 03:50:48 PM  
1 votes:

HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.


static1.wikia.nocookie.net

I'm sure you're just the first of many.  I'll come back after the popcorn's ready.
2014-01-21 03:45:57 PM  
1 votes:
FLAMEWAR!

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2014-01-21 03:39:24 PM  
1 votes:
You best start believing in troll threads.

Because you're in one.
2014-01-21 03:27:24 PM  
1 votes:

Phinn: And that's what makes you giddy -- control.


Yeah, MAAAAAAN!  Tell the sheeple to WAKE UP!
2014-01-21 03:03:14 PM  
1 votes:
If the guy refused to make this kind of cake he would be a farking hero to some of you

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/ban assualt cakes
2014-01-21 02:47:11 PM  
1 votes:

Phinn: barneyfifesbullet: It's just another day in Your Gay Indoctrination.

Only a liberal would want the government to force someone to bake them a cake.

It's not about the cake.  No one wants a cake made by someone who dislikes him.  Obvi.

The medium is the message.  The superficial message from the government here is: YOU MUST BAKE CAKES FOR THE GAYS.

But the superficial message is unimportant.  It's the import of the communication that matters, the subtext.  Here, the real, unspoken message is: WE CONTROL YOUR BUSINESS.

Arbitrary compliance with fake-rules is what Drill Instructors do to recruits, or what fraternities do to pledges.  The government could make a rule that says, "No baking blue cakes on Thursdays."  Or "You MUST bake blue cakes on Thursdays."  Kind of how it goes from mandating racial discrimination one week, to prohibiting it the next.

The point is not the presence or absence of blue cakes.  The content of the rule doesn't matter.  The EXISTENCE of the rule is what matters, because having a rule is what defines the role of the "governed" as one of submission to authority.

In fact, the more trivial the rule is, the better it is for its use as a tool of symbolic submission.


This is what Randroid libertarians actually believe folks. Step right up and get your tickets to this mesmerizing display of carnival freak crazy!

Scorn him not for his derangements, my friends. He cannot help it. He was not born like you and I.

Carson Wells:
"Do you have any idea how crazy you are?"

Anton Chiguhr:
"You mean the nature of this conversation?"

Carson Wells:
"I mean the nature of you."

~~No Country for Old Men
2014-01-21 02:38:28 PM  
1 votes:
Tolerance does not equal Acceptance

It is more than a bit disingenuous to claim moral superiority because you accept or approve of something. "Oh yeah, I think the things that I like are just nifty, and that makes me a good person", as it were.

The real moral winner is the fellow who does not approve, who does not accept, yet still tolerates the things that he does not approve or accept.

But the majority of the posters here would seem to demand that nothing short of full acceptance and approval of homosexuality will do. The amusing thing is that these posters don't view themselves as bigots -- they consider themselves quite open-minded.
2014-01-21 02:30:37 PM  
1 votes:
TrotlineDesigns:
Never owned anything have ya? Well, that you worked for I mean

I owned your mother last night but you are right, I didn't have to work for it.
2014-01-21 02:27:26 PM  
1 votes:

CivicMindedFive: Fark is a weird place where Christians are the ultimate trump card.

Contrast this to the douchey-hipster article who wants government to prevent his neighbors from chopping down trees on their property because he likes those trees.  The Fark brigade is almost universally against the hipster douche siding with private property rights.

Then there's this case, where a lesbian couple wants government to force a baker to participate in a gay wedding, and because the baker is Christian, the same people are ready to feed him to the dogs.

If there's ever a case where cops beat the snot out of anti-abortion demonstrators, the whole universe might divide by zero following the cognitive dissonance coming from fark.


freedom of religion, man.  it is in direct opposition to general "freedom", but since america was basically FOUNDED on being able to worship the way one wishes, it is getting into some dark water.

A christian baker should be able to say no to a homosexual customer. the homosexual lifestyle is in direct contradiction to what the religion preaches.

they just should be able to.

however the law makes it wrong.

in this case, however, the gay people wanting the cake are wrong - even if the man said some "i hate the homogheys" stuff.  because freedom of speech.

on the other hand, fark you bigot.

i'm torn.
2014-01-21 02:21:59 PM  
1 votes:

Blues_X: HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.


Next up: "but we don't want to serve black people."



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2014-01-21 02:17:28 PM  
1 votes:
So if one were to worship Hitler and I want to celebrate the anniversary of the Holocaust, and asked a Jewish baker to make me a cake, by law the baker would be required to do it?

Or better yet, if I ask a lesbian baker to bake me a cake that says "Lesbianism is morally wrong", she would be required to bake it for me?

Just want to make sure this swing both ways here.
2014-01-21 02:12:13 PM  
1 votes:

Billygoat Gruff: Some friends and I werent allowed in a club in Germany one night. When we asked the door man why he said "You are Americans and you steal all the women." So I too, have known the sting of bigotry. We just laughed it off and went to the bar next door and spent our money there. But none of us were looking to be victims we just wanted to get drunk and chase women.


That's unfortunate, I thought Germany had a high reputation for being open and tolerant of other nationalities.
2014-01-21 02:11:15 PM  
1 votes:

karnal: I guess my sense of capitalism trumps any of my beliefs...If I owned a bakery I would sale a cake to anyone.....well, except the Irish.


That's not really discrimination because if you owned a bakery you most likely wouldn't even havea liquor licence.
2014-01-21 02:05:51 PM  
1 votes:
so there's a bakery that makes wedding cakes that doesn't employ gay people.  my question is how good could the cakes possibly be?  the lesbian couple loses points for their poor pastry judgement.
2014-01-21 01:50:23 PM  
1 votes:
YOU MUST BE TOLERANT OF MY INTOLERANCE!

IT'S THE LAW!
2014-01-21 01:47:35 PM  
1 votes:

Phinn: Baz744: this bakery own remains free to believe homosexuality is immoral. He is not, however, free to discriminate against homosexuals in the public, commercial conduct of his business

The freedom of association says otherwise,


Can you direct me to any jurisprudence holding that a "freedom of association" protects a right to discriminate against anyone in the provision of public services?

but thanks for outlining the point where you think other people's freedoms end, control freak.

In constitutional terms, there is no right to discriminate against homosexuals in the provision of public services. My position that a person's public, commercial conduct is permissibly subject to state regulation is consistent with two centuries of American jurisprudence.

Your baseless, unprovoked personal attack reveals more about your character than mine. Are you man enough to apologize and acknowledge wrongdoing?

(shakes magic 8 ball)

"Signs point to 'no.'"
2014-01-21 01:44:20 PM  
1 votes:
Christianity isn't a religion, it's a trolling system.
2014-01-21 01:43:47 PM  
1 votes:

Onkel Buck: Dr Dreidel: MyRandomName: The hilarious part is that you liberals always attempt economic boycotts to destroy those who disagree with you.

Like the liberals who boycotted Pepsi over some Jay-Z lyrics?
Like the liberals who boycotted Dunkin Donuts over Rachel Ray's neckwear?
Like the liberals who boycotted Starbucks over their decision to not be dicks to their employees?
Like the liberals who boycotted government because Congress wouldn't pass the laws they wanted?

Ummm... are you going to ruin Madonnas career after she used the N word the other day? Or did she need to say it 20 years ago for it to matter?


She apologized for it and admitted it was stupid.  I don't remember the wedding cake makers apologizing.

But just to err on the safe side, I promise to never purchase anything from Madonna.
2014-01-21 01:39:19 PM  
1 votes:
They should have just gone with "The cake is a lie".
2014-01-21 01:37:57 PM  
1 votes:

Gentoolive: Blues_X: HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.


Next up: "but we don't want to serve black people."

And?

If you don't like the way someone conducts business, don't shop there.


WOW. Are you a f*cking time traveler from the 1950's?
2014-01-21 01:37:37 PM  
1 votes:
Agree or disagree with the personal views of the business owner, this is a sort of tyranny.  The guy has no problems selling cupcakes off the shelf to anybody.  Making a wedding cake is not the same.  It's an artistic endeavor.  Should some scary dumb hick christian be able to go to a gay liberal artist and ask, nay, demand, he paint them a picture of gays being burned in hell and sue the crap out of him if he refuses?
2014-01-21 01:37:10 PM  
1 votes:

Mr. Right: So can a pro-abortion bakery owner be forced to make a Right To Life cake?  Can a black bakery owner be forced to make a cake for the anniversary celebration of the local KKK chapter?  Can a Kosher bakery owner be forced to bake a cake for a Neo-Nazi party?

Regardless of one's position on gay marriage, this kind of lawsuit should be cause for concern to anyone who believes in free association.


None of those groups you listed are "protected groups", so, sure, discriminate away.
2014-01-21 01:35:33 PM  
1 votes:
I thought all Americans loved pie.
2014-01-21 01:35:33 PM  
1 votes:

MyRandomName: stpauler: HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.

The only real comeback for this is "fark you, you disgusting sad piece of flapping ass shiat".

You realize that you liberals are acting exactly the same towards religious people, right? Liberals always want respect but never respect the religious views of others. The irony is thick.

Are there really zero other wedding cake designers? This is about liberals trying to fark a religious person over. No more, no less.


I'll tolerate a religious person, until their bigotry sets in. Then, I will call them out on their bigotry. I don't care if you hide behind a Bible, a Koran, a Torah, or The Turner Diaries. I don't care what religion you are, or what you use as an excuse, but if you use that to shield yourself from your bigotry and hatred, then you are an idiot and the worst kind of asshole.
2014-01-21 01:34:11 PM  
1 votes:

MyRandomName: The hilarious part is that you liberals always attempt economic boycotts to destroy those who disagree with you.


Like the liberals who boycotted Pepsi over some Jay-Z lyrics?
Like the liberals who boycotted Dunkin Donuts over Rachel Ray's neckwear?
Like the liberals who boycotted Starbucks over their decision to not be dicks to their employees?
Like the liberals who boycotted government because Congress wouldn't pass the laws they wanted?
2014-01-21 01:32:57 PM  
1 votes:

MyRandomName: lennavan: cryinoutloud: I think I'd just take my business elsewhere.

cryinoutloud: But I have a life of my own to take care of.

I feel the same way about Rosa Parks.  Didn't she have anything better to do than waste her time biatching about seating on a bus.  Just take yo' business to the back of the bus.

The hilarious part is that you liberals always attempt economic boycotts to destroy those who disagree with you. Yet if any person attempted an economic boycott of a minority business, you would be outraged. You are the people you complain about. You have simply switched skin color for politics and religion. You are no better. You at just as intolerant.


I just had you farkied as a derper but thanks to this drivel we've reached ignore. Congrats.
2014-01-21 01:32:28 PM  
1 votes:
Become a private bakery club and discriminate to your heart's content.
2014-01-21 01:32:18 PM  
1 votes:

s2s2s2: I want businesses that hate me to let me know, up front. God* knows what they'd put in my cake if forced to bake one for me!

*forensics team


Attempted murder is quite a bit higher on the penalty list than discrimination. Ma and Pa Bigot would likely get to see just how horrible homosexuality is in a very personal way for a few years or so.
2014-01-21 01:32:11 PM  
1 votes:

MyRandomName: Yet if any person attempted an economic boycott of a minority business, you would be outraged.


No I wouldn't.  But I'm sure that won't stop you from imagining it to be true.
2014-01-21 01:30:47 PM  
1 votes:

HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.


MyRandomName: stpauler: HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.

The only real comeback for this is "fark you, you disgusting sad piece of flapping ass shiat".

You realize that you liberals are acting exactly the same towards religious people, right? Liberals always want respect but never respect the religious views of others. The irony is thick.

Are there really zero other wedding cake designers? This is about liberals trying to fark a religious person over. No more, no less.


I want you to go die in a fire.  or suffer some debilitating injury that leaves you trapped in your own body.  That's my religious belief.  See now I'm protected!
2014-01-21 01:30:44 PM  
1 votes:

"Since then, Sweet Cakes has closed up its public storefront and the Kleins now run it from home, citing a loss of business due to public scrutiny."


i293.photobucket.com

2014-01-21 01:30:38 PM  
1 votes:
I want businesses that hate me to let me know, up front. God* knows what they'd put in my cake if forced to bake one for me!

*forensics team
2014-01-21 01:29:58 PM  
1 votes:

MyRandomName: stpauler: HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.

The only real comeback for this is "fark you, you disgusting sad piece of flapping ass shiat".

You realize that you liberals are acting exactly the same towards religious people, right? Liberals always want respect but never respect the religious views of others. The irony is thick.

Are there really zero other wedding cake designers? This is about liberals trying to fark a religious person over. No more, no less.



If only there was a way where these bakers could have avoided this legal entanglement while also making a profit?

/ just bake the farking cake
2014-01-21 01:28:19 PM  
1 votes:
Personally, if someone was being a dick to me, I wouldn't sue to be able to give them my business. Quite the opposite.

But welcome to America.
2014-01-21 01:27:49 PM  
1 votes:

karnal: I guess my sense of capitalism trumps any of my beliefs...If I owned a bakery I would sale a cake to anyone.....well, except the Irish.


They're not really people, so it's all good.
2014-01-21 01:27:43 PM  
1 votes:

HoustonNick: Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.


You're late for your prayer group, Junior.
2014-01-21 01:26:32 PM  
1 votes:
While I think the bakery is retarded, this is pretty stupid. It is a farking wedding cake. If the bakery had "messed up" the order and made it a man and woman on the cake, would it still be illegal? If so, are screwups then illegal?
2014-01-21 01:25:38 PM  
1 votes:
cdn.bleacherreport.com
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2014-01-21 01:25:31 PM  
1 votes:

mwfark: So a lady is forced to do something against her will in a supposedly free society, and some people call this progress. I call it tyranny, and while I personally disagree with her position, I do think she should have the right to run her business as she sees fit.


They are free not to run the business. Don't want to follow business regulations? Don't go into business for yourself.
2014-01-21 01:24:43 PM  
1 votes:

mwfark: So a lady is forced to do something against her will in a supposedly free society, and some people call this progress. I call it tyranny, and while I personally disagree with her position, I do think she should have the right to run her business as she sees fit.


Someone is forcing this lady to run a cake business?  Shiat, I missed that part of the article.
2014-01-21 01:24:34 PM  
1 votes:

Onkel Buck: iheartscotch: I'm all for any business to refuse service; but, these guys did it the wrong way. Should have said that they were booked solid and couldn't possibly make another cake.

That may have worked but you know how some folks like to play the victim. The couple could have went home and called the bakery posing as a straight couple and then GOTCHA! The bakery owner was farked once he unlocked the door that morning.

decided that discrimination is an expression of faith


Come on, hundreds of non-bigoted bakers are not being sued right right now.
2014-01-21 01:21:41 PM  
1 votes:
"I use the Bible to defend me whenever I'm called out on being a bigoted asshat, and claim I'm being persecuted whenever I'm slapped with a fine or a lawsuit for exercising said bigoted asshattery."
2014-01-21 01:21:13 PM  
1 votes:
A lesbian couple should have twice the yeast infections.

Can harvest that are start their own bakery.

Yummmm... vagina baked goodness.
2014-01-21 01:21:12 PM  
1 votes:
I still think they are being punished for being essentially bad people, which they are.
2014-01-21 01:20:21 PM  
1 votes:

iheartscotch: I'm all for any business to refuse service; but, these guys did it the wrong way. Should have said that they were booked solid and couldn't possibly make another cake.


That may have worked but you know how some folks like to play the victim. The couple could have went home and called the bakery posing as a straight couple and then GOTCHA! The bakery owner was farked once he unlocked the door that morning.
2014-01-21 01:16:27 PM  
1 votes:
To all of you that have been praying for Aaron and I, I want to say thank you. I know that your prayers are being heard

Okay, so you know people were praying for you and you know God heard those prayers and you lost the court case.  So I'm thinkin maybe God isn't on your side for this one.
2014-01-21 01:16:08 PM  
1 votes:
God really seems like a petty asshole with too much time on is hands.
2014-01-21 01:15:54 PM  
1 votes:

iheartscotch: I'm all for any business to refuse service; but, these guys did it the wrong way. Should have said that they were booked solid and couldn't possibly make another cake.


But that would have been lying and lying is a sin.
2014-01-21 10:04:55 AM  
1 votes:
Libtard Creed - You must believe like I believe or be punished.  No other beliefs will be accepted.

This is so disgusting.
 
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