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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

    Quote Originally Posted by ksu_aviator View Post
    What part of the Constitution allows the government to require you to passively give up your rights in order to participate in commerce?
    Going in business is a personal choice. No one mandated it did they. It also comes with a host of rules, regulations and laws that you must adhere to.
    You can then seek employment, wherever you wish and adhere to company polices that prevent discrimination in the workplace.
    Take your pick.
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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

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    What part of the first amendment?
    Oh for crying out loud, quit playing stupid.
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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    What rights are you being "passively required to give up"?
    How about the right to exclusiveness, how about the right to decide who will get your labor, service, property, association, and contract. How about all of those rights I just mentioned.

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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

    Quote Originally Posted by ksu_aviator View Post
    What part of the Constitution allows the government to require you to passively give up your rights in order to participate in commerce?
    https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/commerce_clause

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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

    Quote Originally Posted by Gina View Post
    Our society does not permit discrimination. In Indiana, if one is to believe Gov. Pence, that will include LGBT persons.
    Nonsense, of course it does. Our government cannot discriminate, but our society does all day and everyday, and that's a good thing.

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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

    Quote Originally Posted by ksu_aviator View Post
    Oh for crying out loud, quit playing stupid.
    I'm not playing stupid. What part of the first Amendment are you referring to? Free speech?

    If so, how is the government infringing on their free speech rights?

    Freedom of religion? The government is not infringing on their right to practice their religion.
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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Not at all. It doesn't change the scenario. They open their shop to the public for business. They provide cakes. They can't refuse to provide a cake just because the person is black or brown or asian or muslim or gay or........
    I see, so the fact that they have a catalog of cakes people can choose from makes no difference at all and yet your side acts like it matters. Figures. What do we call that? Oh right, dishonesty.

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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    Did you notice all those listed are governments? Are businesses governments now?

    The fact that people buy into the supreme courts argument is hilarious and shows just how badly education fails in the United States.

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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    And what rights are you giving up?

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    Re: Gov. Mike Pence: Change RFRA law to make it clear discrimination won't be allowed

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    How about the right to exclusiveness, how about the right to decide who will get your labor, service, property, association, and contract. How about all of those rights I just mentioned.
    Constitutional right to exclusiveness? Where is THAT found? You have no RIGHT to decide who will get your labor when you open a business to the public. You don't get to write your own rules because you open a business. If all that were required to practice discrimination is get a business license, we would still have white only lunch counters. Sorry...but America rejected that bigotry decades ago. Time to move into the 21st century.
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