I don't think the law is telling business owners to remove their religious beliefs from the way they operate. It's just saying that they have to respect boundaries established to protect historically marginalized groups. Even if it seems like a small issue because the couple could have gone to another bakery, we shouldn't allow injustice in any instance and I think it's for the better that the Supreme Court reinforces those protections.
I guess you have a good point there.
For me this was about trying to see if there was a case for religious freedom because it seems it was a special case that had more to do with a person dealing with a special religious situation and not about being against gays in general. And that's what I thought it was. I mean, he had his religious way of dealing with certain situations in his business set up from the get go and that should be respected.
But I'm not quite sure about that anymore.
Maybe there is something to the view that if you are in a business, you should have your mind removed from the religious matters and it should be so with any religion in every case. Because, yeah, let's face it, as one poster said there is a possibility for a real slippery slope in matters like these.
I still hold on to the belief that churches should be able to refuse creating a ceremony that goes against what the ceremony stands to them, but perhaps individuals in regular businesses are a completely different matter if just for the sake of making basic life more even for everyone.
I'm not quite sure if I still see the real problem here that people seem to see better than me, but I'm going to think about it.
It's good that you're open to thinking more on this issue. Likewise, I am willing to hear any more thoughts you want to share.