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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Jan 17, 2018, 11:17 PM

4. Ridiculous rightwing ignorance and idiocy.

“No American should have to choose between faith and the law.”

Clearly this conservative nonsense is in reference to state and local public accommodations laws with provisions for sexual orientation, and the lie that such laws ‘compel’ Christian business owners to ‘violate’ their religious beliefs by providing goods and services to gay and transgender patrons, when in fact nothing could be further from the truth.

Requiring citizens to obey just, proper, and Constitutional laws and measures – such as public accommodations laws – is perfectly consistent with settled, accepted Free Exercise Clause jurisprudence. (See, e.g., Employment Division v. Smith (1990)).

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