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Video: Why a Lesbian Business Owner Is Standing Up for a Christian Printer’s Right to Refuse Making T-Shirts for a Gay Pride Event

I’ve said before that compelling someone to serve customers they would choose not to is a version of slavery. We all have the right to choose who we associate with, and under what conditions. Running a privately-owned business does not mean you’ve signed away your rights as a human being.

The Silent Soldier

November 18, 2014

Taking Back America:

As the battle rages on over whether Christian-owned businesses should be exempt from offering certain services to gay clients, a lesbian-owned T-shirt company based in New Jersey is taking a perspective that might surprise some conservative advocates.

Kathy

Kathy Trautvetter, who founded BMP T-Shirts in 2003 with her partner, Kathy, told TheBlaze Wednesday that both women believe that businesses shouldn’t be forced by the government to violate their religious conscience.

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2 thoughts on “Video: Why a Lesbian Business Owner Is Standing Up for a Christian Printer’s Right to Refuse Making T-Shirts for a Gay Pride Event

  1. It seems pretty silly for the organization who wanted the t-shirts did not do some research on the available companies before trying to get them to do it. It’s not really any different than comparison shopping.for a car. You don’t pick every car you check out. You examine the options and pick the one that is right for your needs. If the woman who stuck up for the other business owner was well known because of her own participation in the gay community, it seems like those wanting the t-shirts would have gone to her anyway.

    Here is what the law says about the right to refuse service:

    https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/the-right-to-refuse-service-can-a-business-refuse-service-to-someone-because-of-appearance

    • No, some of these people are militantly attacking those who choose not to cater to them, because they want to make it illegal to disagree with them.

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