Gay marriage debate’s sore winners

Gay marriage debate’s sore winners

The only thing worse than a sore loser is a sore winner.

After decades of fighting for gay rights, those who should be guzzling the bubbly are muzzling the vanquished.

It’s hard for the people who call themselves liberals (while acting like anything but) to top their past bullying and intolerance of those who won’t fall in line with their worldview. Yet, with the Indiana religious freedom bill, they pulled it off. After Memories Pizza owner Crystal O’Connor told an Indiana reporter that she would not cater a gay wedding because it would conflict with her religious beliefs, the world exploded.

A girls golf coach at an Indiana high school tweeted, “Who’s going to Walkerton, IN to burn down #memoriespizza w me?” The pizzeria outside South Bend received death threats and harassment and felt forced to shut down the shop. It’s Yelp page wasvandalized with obscene and homo-erotic pictures. The owners have said they don’t know if it will be safe to re-open.

How many gay people had asked to have their wedding catered by this small-town pizza joint? None. What number of gay people had been denied a slice by O’Connor? Zero.

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