In response to:

State Sues Florist Who Refused to Decorate Gay Wedding

daunhin Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 4:47 PM
If I owned a lunch counter and decided not to serve blacks, then that would be my loss. Those who disagree with me are free to go somewhere else and eat. There aren't any laws saying the must eat at my lunch counter. Like I said, and Obama Timeline agreed, if enough people eat at other establishments and not mine, I'll go out of business. That's capitalism, not fascism/dictatorial government. It's past time that the Civil Rights laws be repealed.

The State of Washington is suing a small flower shop after the owner declined to provide flowers for a homosexual wedding – based on her religious beliefs.

Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Wash., is facing thousands of dollars in fines and penalties for allegedly violating the state’s Consumer Protection Act.

“If a business provides a product or service to opposite-sex couples for their weddings, then it must provide same-sex couples the same product or service,” Attorney General Bob Ferguson said in a statement.

On March 1, a longtime customer asked Stutzman to provide flowers for his upcoming...