Saturday, April 25, 2015

Hypocrisy and intolerance from the left

The owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa were fined $135,000 for not catering a gay wedding. So the Kleins' friend started a GoFundMe page to raise money for their legal fees. GoFundMe then pulled the contract--and they can do that for any reason they wish, especially if they don't agree with the client's opinions or viewpoints. Unfortunately, the bakery owners didn't have that same right--at least no longer. Oregon--you got to love those liberals. Destroy a small business, then twist the knife. I suspect that GoFundMe's "careful review" had a some pressure from the oh-so-tolerant--like the threat of a twitter campaign to close them down. Or maybe they really are that hypocritical.

“An Oregon judge made clear in no uncertain terms to the Kleins and all Oregonians that the state has the right to demand that citizens engage in activities that violate their beliefs and if they refuse, they will lose their ability to make a living,” he [Perkins] said in a prepared statement. “In a free country, this is a ruling that cannot and must not stand.  A government able to bankrupt people for standing by their deepest beliefs is a government of unbridled power and a threat to everyone’s freedom.”  Tony Perkins, Family Research Council

We all know that there are plenty of gay bakers in Portland.  Usually, the gay community sticks together and supports each other in business, sports, education events, etc.  I’ve even seen it in their business ads. Just makes you wonder how this couple picked this bakery.

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