In a stunning blow to religious freedom, Colorado baker Jack Phillips has been sentenced to be “reeducated” along with his staff by a pro-homosexual court.
Phillips’ crime: he refused to make a cake celebrating counterfeit marriage.
In a politically correct culture, government decides whose beliefs have preference. In a politically correct culture hostile to freedom, government decides who can force some people to do what other people tell them to do, regardless of whether those actions violate the conscience and religious freedom of the person being forced.
What’s next? According to the “logic” of the Left, we can expect to see:
- People forcing a Jewish baker to make a cake with the message “Exterminate the Jews”
- People forcing a Muslim restaurant owner to serve pork
- People forcing a homosexual business owner to make a cake stating “Marriage is between a man and a woman only”
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Don’t hold your breath waiting for that last one to be upheld. Tolerance only goes one way in a Leftist country, after all. In fact, don’t hold your breath waiting for any of these to be upheld (except maybe the first one; after all, the Left has a particular loathing for Jews, so that first one might fly).
America used to be a free country, where Americans had the liberty to create a business and run it as they saw fit. America used to be a country that not only protected religious liberty, but valued morality.
That America is on the verge of no longer existing. The First Amendment is obsolete. Welcome to the New America of the Left.
(Video report via CBN News)
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