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    ... Guilty of direct discrimination.

    Obvious when you think about it, wasn't it?


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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    Were they fined hundreds and thousands?

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    Quote Originally Posted by BananaMan View Post
    ... Guilty of direct discrimination.

    Obvious when you think about it, wasn't it?

    Actually it wasn't gay themed as such it was the fact they were asked to put on a pro-gay lobby banner on the cake.

    Of course the pro-gay group wouldn't have gone out of their way to target a well known religious bakery to do their cake.

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    I think this sort of stuff does that gay community no favours with being accepted as normal in society as a whole, and it has negative impacts for the real areas of discrimination. It's a bit like shooting oneself in the foot.

    But, the bakery should have just royally fucked it up, rather than refuse to do it.

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    I've had enough of this kind of crap, it really is the icing on the cake.

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    Bet they'll shed a few tiers at the verdict.

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/ne...-31233797.html

    Muppets.
    If you don't want to make a cake for them just say you don't want to make a cake for them, give no reasons.

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    Turnover cake?

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    The law is the law. Businesses must not discriminate. Religious institutions are allowed to.

    Should we change the law to allow some discrimination? If so which discrimination should we allow? I personally would like to refuse to do business with Gingers.

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    there was no knead, it's gunna cost em a lot of dough

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    Quote Originally Posted by oldboy View Post
    The law is the law. Businesses must not discriminate. Religious institutions are allowed to.

    Should we change the law to allow some discrimination? If so which discrimination should we allow? I personally would like to refuse to do business with Gingers.
    Well, No Travellers is right out;

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-10258848.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrlongbeard View Post

    But in a 91-page judgment handed down, Judge John Hand QC said Mr Leach’s policy had been “irrational” and that his thinking had been “suffused with the stereotypical assumption that Irish Travellers and English Gypsies cause disorder wherever they go”

    Really? Clearly he has never met one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldboy View Post
    I personally would like to refuse to do business with Gingers.
    I'm not a ginger but am exercising my right to be offended on their behalf. My no win no fee solicitor will be contacting you shortly.

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    I thought pretty much all bakeries made fairy cakes?

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    Default Re: Northern Ireland bakery who refused to make gay themed cake ...

    I reckon it's just a simple case of homophobic/religious/gluten intolerance.

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