Canadian jeweler threatened for opposing gay marriage — after providing service to gay weddings

Canadian jeweler threatened for opposing gay marriage — after providing service to gay weddings

[Ed. – Thought police]

Via Rod Dreher, who gleans this from the incident: “You must not only bake the cake, or arrange the flowers, or make the ring, you must hold the correct opinion when you do it.”

A lesbian couple came into the jeweler’s shop looking for custom-made rings for their wedding. No problem, he told them. Later the couple recommended him to some friends, who dropped by — and noticed a sign on the wall that read, “The sanctity of marriage is under attack. Let’s keep marriage between a man and a woman.” The lesbian couple then decided they wanted a refund on their rings, the media picked up the story, and now the jeweler’s being threatened for his thoughtcrime. Of such things are the mileposts on the road to perfect tolerance made.

“It seems to be a Canadian right to post what you believe,” said the jeweler in his own defense.It does?

“I have been posting different aspects of my religious beliefs the last 11 years, and I’ve never had one single problem with any of my customers,” he said…

“One of the reasons my family chose to come to Canada was the freedom of rights,” he said, noting the freedom of religion and freedom of speech…

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