Great grandmother florist is the latest victim of the secular-leftist gay inquisition


This is from the Daily Signal.


A florist in Washington state is being sued for adhering to her Christian beliefs in declining to make flower arrangements for one couple’s wedding.

Before the lawsuit, Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Wash., had employed workers who identify as homosexual and sold floral arrangements to gay and lesbian customers.

One such customer turned out to be one of the men who would sue her for not being willing to be hired for their same-sex wedding.

Unlike businesses that face similar lawsuits for refusing to provide specific wedding-related services to gay and lesbian couples on religious grounds—among them bakers in Oregon and farmers in New York—Stutzman is being sued in both a professional and personal capacity.

When Washington state legalized same-sex marriage in 2012, she decided that as a matter of conscience she could not participate in or further same-sex ceremonies…

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5 thoughts on “Great grandmother florist is the latest victim of the secular-leftist gay inquisition

  1. A lot of people don’t understand the dangerous precedent this is setting. Basically this is criminalizing opinions; and this could really get dangerous. But it’s the way the whole Obama Administration has been trending.

    • Yep.

      Here in Canada, we’ve been fighting this for years. But it’s new to America, and disturbing, that a nation so devoted, in the past, to free speech, can end up turning against it like this…

  2. Pingback: Court strikes down lawsuits by Catholic firefighters who opposed driving in gay pride parade | Will S.' Culture War Blog

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