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College Kids Say Christian Baker Should Make Gay Wedding Cake, Change Their Tune When Situation is Altered

Funny how they change their tune a bit when the shoe is on the other foot.

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Last week, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling that a Christian baker in Colorado was not required by law to provide a cake for a gay wedding, citing the right of business owners to deny specific services rendered based upon religious beliefs.

As you can imagine, the ruling caught the eye of the mainstream media and soon got blasted all over the place, renewing the vigorous “dialogue” in our nation over religious liberty and whether or not the government has the power to force people to provide services that may violate their conscience.

The folks over at Campus Reform wanted to know what students thought of the whole affair, so they trotted off to George Washington University to ask them first hand.

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Not surprisingly, the vast majority of young people interviewed did not agree with the decision, nor with the actions of the baker, stating he should have made the cake, even if it violated his religious views.

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“If his job is to bake a cake for a wedding, even if he doesn’t agree with it, he should still have to do it,” said one student.

“His ability to exercise his freedom of religion ends when that infringes on another person’s ability to be who they are,” insisted another.

Wanting to explore whether or not these young leftists would consistently apply their principles across the board, Campus Reform flipped the scenarios around a bit and suddenly the answers didn’t come so quickly or easily.

One student who said the Christian baker should provide a cake for a same-sex wedding wasn’t so sure about when it came to the black-baker-cake-for-KKK-rally scenario: “They shouldn’t, but, like, I guess that, like, contradicts what I just said, so yeah.”

The student who said the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Christian baker was “appalling” replied that she was “not sure” about the new scenario.

Another student said the black baker shouldn’t have to bake a cake for the KKK rally since “the KKK is directly hating [the black baker] as a person, meanwhile gay people aren’t hating the baker for being a baker.”

Another student, in favor of the gay wedding cake getting baked, said, “Once again, we are in America, and if you’re gonna open a shop, you have to be willing to accept all customers that are gonna walk into that shop.”

A student was asked whether or not a Jew should provide a cake for a Palestinian, they replied with, “It gets more complicated, I guess. I’m not sure…I don’t know.”

This is proof positive that the vast majority of young people just parrot what they heard in school and from their parents, not bothering to think through the implications of their worldview because they are told that their position is right and that’s all there is to it.

Life is never, ever that simple.

Every policy has lots of nuances that could negatively impact a group of individuals, thus, these issues need rigorous thought applied to them to really see what the best solution is to the problem. The one that preserves the maximum amount of freedom possible it the right direction to take.

In this case, freedom of religious expression and the liberty to run one’s business according to their own personal convictions are of the utmost importance because they could cause issues for numerous groups of people at some point down the line.

Let’s hope being challenged like this in some capacity helps wake young people up to the reality that the leftist worldview is inconsistent and just plain doesn’t work when applied to reality.

Source: TheBlaze, Campus Reform

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Harrowing Tale of Week-Long Bear Attack is a Hoax, Say Investigators

Well this is embarrassing.

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It was only a few days ago that the world became familiar with a truly stupendous tale out of America’s last frontier. A man, stranded at a remote cabin in the Alaskan bush, was being haunted and hunted every night by a vicious bear, after being mauled ever so slightly on his first day on site.  His rescuers arrived after a week of these nightly attacks, and only after the stranded man was able to create a plea for help large enough to be seen by the air. The only issue with the story is that the whole thing appears to be made up, at least according to local researchers.  While the story went viral worldwide and more details came to light about the incident, some community members began to express concerns and doubt about the veracity of the tale. The cabin [Richard] Jessee took refuge in, as it turns out, was not his. It belonged to a fellow miner, though Jessee’s cabin sat only a few yards away. “We went out there to the cabin, but we couldn’t find a bear track within 500 feet of the place, but it should have been all torn up, according to his story,” said one anonymous source known to the Nugget. “There’s no hair, no tracks, no scat, nothing.” And also… The Coast Guard crew delivered him to an ambulance in Nome, which took him to Norton Sound Health Regional hospital. “We were told to get a man who had been mauled by a bear,” said Jim West Jr., the Nome Volunteer Fire and Ambulance chief. “He walked off the helicopter and walked into the ambulance. He had no animal bites and wasn’t bleeding.” Local police do admit that the area is known for its bear population, however, and the traumatized Jessee is…

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USPS Delivers Defiant Message to White House Regarding Vaccine Mandate

This is a slap in the face to the Biden administration.

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According to the Biden administration, trouble is coming, and it will arrive in the form of another prolonged economic downturn and possible lockdowns, if we don’t somehow get this “delta” variant of COVID-19 under control. The issue, according to many medical experts, is that this mutated version of the primary coronavirus pandemic strain, is spreading too rapidly among the unvaccinated, and without a significant number of Americans suddenly deciding to get inoculated in the near future, we may not reach “herd immunity” for months. Now, in an effort to speed up the stagnating vaccination rate, President Joe Biden is set to announce that all federal workers should be vaccinated, or face a grueling COVID testing protocol that was intentionally designed to be uncomfortable. The United States Postal Service isn’t taking the news lying down, however. The influential American Postal Workers Union on Wednesday said, at this point, it opposes a coronavirus vaccine mandate from the Biden administration but encouraged workers to voluntarily take the jabs. “While the APWU leadership continues to encourage postal workers to voluntarily get vaccinated, it is not the role of the federal government to mandate vaccinations for the employees we represent,” the union said in a statement obtained by Fox News. The union did not immediately respond to an after-hours email from Fox News. The union said in the statement that the safety of its workers is “of paramount importance” but “at this time the APWU opposes the mandating of COVID-19 vaccinations.” The Biden administration’s mandate will not be 100% iron clad according to sources familiar with the matter, but, rather, would be an incredibly strong suggestion with some terribly annoying hoops to jump through to abstain.

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