@4of92000 🔰 I don't understand the difference. The point is, he declined because he doesn't believe or objects against homosexuality. Be it because it was for a wedding or not, his refusal was the trigger point of an ugly battle between rights. The rest I think I'll just repeat myself.

@yahananxie I know I'm late to this reply (Mastodon kinda dropped off my radar; turns out I'm more of an antisocial type, not just an anti-social media one), but the difference is:

I agree with this baker, actually; I'm a devout Catholic and wouldn't bake a cake for a gay wedding (which, they wouldn't ask; it'd be a horrifying abomination of a confectionery). I would, however, bake a cake for a gay guy if it weren't for that purpose specifically, because there's nothing wrong with baking a cake, or with a gay guy eating cake.

The problem arises with a gay wedding, because I for one do not believe that a sensible definition of marriage should include homosexual unions (though I personally think that the state needs to get out of the marriage business altogether) and I believe homosexual acts *per se* to be sinful. My baking a cake for their wedding would be an endorsement of that act, and therefore a lie.

That's my case; that's Masterpiece Cake Shop's case.

Though I'm somewhat preaching to the crowd here; you already hold the (for want of a better term) liberal/libertarian perspective on this, so we're agreeing on the politics.

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