> Dustin wrote:
>> If you don't think a baker who owns a private business should be forced to bake
>> cake for some gay dudes (which he absolutely shouldn't), then you also need to
>> okay with other private companies being allowed to make choices. I don't agree
>> them, but looking at it otherwise is completely hypocritical.
> I really wish this was simple for me, but if you take replace "gay dudes" with African
> Americans that seems like it's walking a slippery slope to legalizing segregation.
> Now, I'm not saying that needs to apply to everyone, but it does seem like there
> needs to be some protective classes, otherwise wouldn't there be segments of America
> that would essentially shun various groups? There are various federal lists of protected
> classes, that include: race, religion, sex, age, etc.
that's a fair point, but none of those have religion in the way, and religious freedom means he doesn't have to bake the cake, no more than a muslim butcher would have to process pork, etc. religion and law is sometimes hard to draw lines on.
gun ownership is a protected class in the 2nd amendment
def hot button issues right now, which makes me wonder what the govt is trying to pass without us noticing, usually when some social crisis comes up something quiet is going on in the background.