Gay Relationship Commitment Worse Than Random Killings

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An Indiana bakery recently refused to make an anniversary cake for a customer because the event was in honor of a same-sex marriage commitment. It was this couple's 14th anniversary -- which in my book is a strong commitment. How many "straight" relationships last that long?

Putting the legitimacy aside, this bakery refused to make the cake based on their self-professed strong religious beliefs which they claim prohibit them from making a cake that celebrates a lifestyle their religion opposes. Well, they're Catholic and I'm not so sure their religious leader, Pope Francis would draw the line in the sand where these followers have.

So we'll take that and put it aside for a moment. Figuring where religious beliefs begin and just plain bigotry leaves off is a decision for greater minds than mine. The owners of the 111 Cakery, Randy and Trish McGath, insist they've never, in the past, denied service to anyone based upon who they are or their beliefs. Just so long as they're consistent, I think they have an argument. Not a legal one, but a moral one.

RAW STORY:

Owner Randy McGath further explained, “There is zero hate here.This causes us to do a lot of soul searching. Why are we doing what we do? We want to show the love of Christ. We want to be right with our God, but we also want to show kindness and respect to other people.”

The bakery policies also include also not making custom cakes with messages related to alcohol, drugs and violence.

Well, they have their standards, though putting two same-sex names on a generic anniversary cake shouldn't be challenging these religious bakers' beliefs. It's not like the cake celebrates alcohol, drugs or violence which they say they also would refuse.

Wait a minute... are these flour and frosting tossers actually two hypocrites? Here's a cake they did make:

bakery111_Call_of_duy_cake

Call of Duty is one of the most violent video games out there. If that's not celebrating violence, what does? Yet these cretins of cooking, the owners of Cakery 111 defend that cake of violence while refusing two committed, loving gay people the celebration of their love.

And they use religious beliefs as their defense. Bullsh*t is what I call it. Shameful that this hypocritical refusal is not illegal  in Indiana -- at least not yet.

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  • David G

    If you're right, Linda, and I believe you are, then He's got some harsh words for the couple that run 111 Cakery.

  • David G

    I'm with you, bose. We've seen enough hypocracy relating to religious beliefs and their being used as an excuse for bigotry. I'm not sure that's the message Jesus meant to get out to the masses. As a matter of fact, I'm confident that the opposite is true. DG

  • Linda1961

    Seems that every time we hear about a "Christian" bakery taking a stand against teh gays, we find out that they refused earlier to take a stand against something else they claim to be against. Jesus' harshest words were for religious hypocrites...

  • Bose

    I'm happy that they're getting their message out there. They certainly have the right to say whatever they want. No matter how much they believe they'll now be losing a few orders out of hundreds each year, they've actually walked away from a lot more. Office workers bringing glazed treats will think twice about using them. Parents with gay sibs will find other options for their kids' birthday cakes. The list goes on. Why would people patronize outfits which champion walking away from their neighbors? They won't.