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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    So you think that there is discrimination going on?
    Churches can and do discriminate at will. Catholic church and women priests would be a perfect example.
    So what? A church is a 100% purely voluntary organization which buys and sells faith.

    What's your point?
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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    Churches can and do discriminate at will. Catholic church and women priests would be a perfect example.
    So what? A church is a 100% purely voluntary organization which buys and sells faith.

    What's your point?
    That it is not fair to force bakers to serve gay marriage against there conscientious objection but not a priest. One sells cake and as you say the other sells faith. So why treat the one other than the other?

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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    No. Not unless the church agrees to do it. Then who cares, lol.
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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    That it is not fair to force bakers to serve gay marriage against there conscientious objection but not a priest. One sells cake and as you say the other sells faith. So why treat the one other than the other?
    Because it's not an apples to apples comparison.

    Churches discriminate. Period.

    A church is NOT the same as a bakery. Period.

    A church CAN tell a straight couple they won't marry them.
    A bakery should not be able to tell a straight couple they won't sell them a cake because they are Mexican.

    This is fairly common sense stuff here.
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    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.

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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    How would you force them to do this? It would be a violation of the 1st Amendment.

    I'd be interested to hear your story about how this could be done.
    How have bakers, photographers, florists, and such been successfully prosecuted for refusing to participate in sick homosexual mockeries of weddings? That's every bit as much a violation of the First Amendment as it would be to force churches into this sickness. Nobody is, at this point, talking about crossing a line that has not already been crossed.
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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    A Baker is not the only one you can buy a cake from.


    Who makes and sells cakes on a regular basis besides bakers?

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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    How have bakers, photographers, florists, and such been successfully prosecuted for refusing to participate in sick homosexual mockeries of weddings? That's every bit as much a violation of the First Amendment as it would be to force churches into this sickness.
    Nobody is, at this point, talking about crossing a line that has not already been crossed.


    What church in the USA has ever been forced to perform any wedding that it didn't want to perform?

    Fill us in.

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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    How have bakers, photographers, florists, and such been successfully prosecuted for refusing to participate in sick homosexual mockeries of weddings? That's every bit as much a violation of the First Amendment as it would be to force churches into this sickness. Nobody is, at this point, talking about crossing a line that has not already been crossed.

    actually not ONE single bakers, photographers, florists has been successfully prosecuted for refusing to participate in sick homosexual mockeries of weddings?

    NOT ONE lol

    please stop posting lies
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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    How have bakers, photographers, florists, and such been successfully prosecuted .....
    They are not churches.

    Next.


    Why has the Catholic Church been able to prevent women from holding certain positions within the organization for centuries without being prosecuted for discrimination based on gender?

    Because it's a CHURCH.

    If you're not a Catholic, and you want to be married within the Catholic Church by a Catholic priest they can legally tell you "no, we won't do that for you".
    Even if you are a straight couple. The church can say no.

    Why is this so difficult for you to comprehend.

    A car dealer can't tell a gay person they won't sell them a vehicle because they are gay.
    A 7-11 can refuse to sell a slurpee to a customer because the customer is gay.
    Chinese take-out can't refuse to sell food to a black woman because she's black and a female.

    But a Jewish Synagogue sure as hell can refuse to perform a wedding for a non-Jewish couple regardless of which way their orientation points.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bucky View Post
    I have felt pain when I was in the womb. So when you say they are incapable of feeling pain, that is based on junk science.

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    Re: Should churches be forced to perform gay marriages?

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Who makes and sells cakes on a regular basis besides bakers?
    The factory.

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