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Religious Belief or Discrimination? Tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah”


The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple on the basis of his religious beliefs.

Critics argue the baker’s decision to deny service based on a couple’s sexual orientation is discriminatory, and therefore illegal. But religious freedom advocates say the baker has every right to not bake a cake that goes against his religious beliefs, and a private business should be free to refuse service to anyone. Is this considered discriminatory?

Critics argue businesses are not legally allowed to discriminate, so why should this case be any different? Could a business refuse to bake a cake for a black couple? No. So why shouldn’t same-sex couples be allowed the same protection?

You’re free to believe whatever you want, but you’re not free to refuse service to someone because of who they are. In this case, the baker is refusing service to the gay couple because of who they are. They are engaging in a gay marriage ceremony because they are gay men who want to get married. It’s fundamentally about who they are as people. Is this is discrimination, plain and simple?

Freedom of speech and freedom of religion do not exempt business owners from public accommodations laws, which require them to serve customers equally. However, the Supreme Court ruled in the bakery owners favor.

Tune in tonight at 6:30 p.m. est with host, Tracy L. Bell on “Conversations Of A Sistah” via blog talk radio. Use “all links” in this post to access the show.

Not everyone is in favor of same sex unions, on that note, we welcome your opinion.

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95 thoughts on “Religious Belief or Discrimination? Tonight on “Conversations Of A Sistah””

  1. Legitimate reasonable religious beliefs need to be respected. I wouldn’t expect a Muslim baker to bake my pork pies for me

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  2. I can’t believe this required supreme court to weigh in…his bakery his choice…

    FOH like seriously…waste of time energy and resources…

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    1. They’ve sued others, like this couple, who wouldn’t label their gay expressions on a finished cake. Therefore, this required the couple going all the way to the supreme court to fight not only for their Freedom of Religion under the US Constitution, but for the fact that the lower leftist court was so one-sided in cutting them off from responding to the claim that it was unfair.

      -it’s a deliberate act [or agenda] to specifically target those conservative or private Christian Schools & bakeries to start something for a lawsuit. smh

      It’s no different than forcing their way into bathrooms, showers & prison cells meant for girls and women. Then, hollering discrimination. What about the fact that they are men who still have their penises & scrotums that can rape girls & women or expose themselves as such in those showers?? ijs

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    2. Imagine about 17 years ago, homosexuality was still criminalized in some states. We’ve gone from there to legalizing gay marriages. And as you wrote, men can now use the women’s restroom. The next on the agenda is to compel private persons to accept their lifestyles. And who knows what may come next? They may then criminalize heterosexuality.

      everybody don’t accept this lifestyle so they need to get over it.

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    3. Precisely now I’m sure a transgender will take it to court if a hetro man refuses his advances

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    4. Yes very stupid but this is what it’s coming down to if a man refuses to date a trans soon the trans will take the man to court on grounds of discrimination

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    5. Baking a cake is not participating in a ceremony. If that is the case I HOPE he is screening the morals of EVERYBODY he makes cake for and every event..:checking and making sure he isn’t doing a Bachelor Party cake where there are gonna be strippers or a Birthday Party that will have alcohol and drugs!

      People need to be consistent. That man sins EVERYDAY just like everybody else. Everybody wants to boycott and fight against the sin they don’t have an issue with and excuse theirs and scream…”My Morals!”

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  3. Take the Gay Cake else where.. it’s that simple!! The man has a right to refuse baking ANY type of cake.. why don’t these fruit loops realize that 🤦🏽‍♀️😩😂 And before ppl come for me, I have nothing against the gays.. their life their choice.. MY opinion 🤷🏽‍♀️

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  4. The baker did not want to put two male dolls on a wedding cake. He has the right to refuse to do anything that violates his religious beliefs.

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  5. I had a family who allowed a friend to pick up the kids from daycare. The friend was a lesbian. She and her gf would come in the daycare and kiss in front of children. They have the right to express their love as they see fit, just not in my daycare. Now, I mean that for all folks in the center, if you aren’t kissing your baby hello or good bye tame your lips.

    I stopped letting them enter the school area and stopped them at the lobby because they wouldn’t stop the foolishness. I made a new policy no one who isn’t the parent, grandparent or sibling can enter the rear.

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    1. I think as a social norm we’ve become so sexualized that we’ve lost civility and class. Everyone wants their love & lust on display because they have a right to be who they are, so they need an announcement audience. Notice me, notice us, we can now do this and you better not say anything. the moral decay of our minds is heavy. They can be who they want as adults but have some class and dignity. Don’t be low rent.

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  6. According to the Supreme court and I agree. The baker cannot be forced to use his artistic skills on something his religious belief goes against. Such as putting 2 men on top of a wedding cake he made and then blessing the cake!

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  7. How is baking a cake supporting gay marriage?

    You’re selling a product that he already produces.

    No one is forcing him to do anything he doesn’t already do.

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  8. The baker admitted that he sold other items to gays so he’s a hypocrite and is just playing games.

    Can you tell me what the difference would be between a cake for a gay couple and a straight couple?

    None!!

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  9. Look!!!!! The bottom line…. they have the freedom to choose to be gay he has a freedom to choose not to make a wedding cake for them as it goes against his religious principles. that simple

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  10. I hope no one uses their ‘religion’ to discriminate against people. But if they gay and i didn’t wanna ad a cake topping I woulda said I’ll make ya cake but I’m not adding a topping. You’ll have to provide your own topping. of 2 men.

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  11. people like the baker and the florists are cowards.

    Why don’t they put signs outside their businesses listing the groups they won’t serve?

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    1. He serves everyone, including gays. He even offered to sell them other products. He just would not use his creative skills to design a special wedding cake for two men.

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    2. They are not cowards. They are wiser than liberal trying to find ways to trap & manipulate others to bend & spin for a win. 😉

      They are a well-known Christian Bakery who celebrates the sanctity of a Holy Marriage as it relates to what is described in the Bible. Did not The Holy Almighty GOD our Creator above all others say that HE created them male & female (man and woman) to join together in marriage (Holy Matrimony) & procreate or to be fruitful and multiply.

      Did GOD not say what he abhor and call an abomination? Did he not say do “do not partake in this or that and come you from among them and separate yourselves from sin and follow me (spiritually)?” -What does the Biblical Christ Jesus has to say about it all?? -and both have Conservative, not liberal, views on their teachings & expectations of us. Anything else is the opposite or tied to a different type of god.

      We can’t blame that couple for practicing their Right and Freedom of Religion protected by the US Constitution. -SCOTUS had the last say on that matter!

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    3. If they aren’t cowards why don’t they place signs outside their businesses specifying which services they will provide with which people?
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      Because people would be offended and they would let their friends know and they would avoid the business which means less money.

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  12. Did Christ refuse anyone salvation?

    These ‘Christians’ are using the Bible to discriminate against people something Christ would never do.

    I just hope God judges you by the same measure you judge others.

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  13. This is different from the hillbilly marriage license clerk who refused to marry gay couples. Jack is not a public servant. He is a private biz owner. I don’t get why they just couldn’t find someone else to do a cake and caused all this stink for him.

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    1. why they just couldn’t find someone else to do a cake and caused all this stink for him.
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      They didn’t want go to another baker, because the gay mafia wants to bully everyone, to make a statement.

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  14. It’s a privately owned business. He can even refuse to serve people on the basis of race if he wanted to.

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    1. yeah they would…they ask for everything simply because they tend to feel victimized when told no. So IMO yeah they would ask for bacon, extra greasy from a Muslim restaurant

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  15. That caller was IGNORANT. I’m glad Tracy let him continue. But he better watch his back because she’s coming for his ass. I just know it.

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  16. Yea I was shocked when I heard that ignant ass caller.
    Tracy was like…..OK am I suppose to acknowledge your bullshit.
    she was like NO CALLER YO ASS IS IGNANT 😆

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    1. white and like a little FAG!!! 😆 Tracy let him go on too. without hangin up on his ignorant ass. she was NOT MOVED. Professional. I tell you. I couldn’t do it.

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    2. But Tracy didn’t stoop to his level.
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      SHE WASN’T SUPPOSED TOO. THAT’S WHAT CLASSY EDUCATED HOST DO!!!

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    3. Yea I was shocked when I heard that ignant ass caller
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      Yea he started yelling NIGGA. NIGGA NIGGA. Mm that caller is dumb because I’m sure his number showed up in her studio. that was ignorant none the less

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    1. The caller was entertaining.
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      NO!!! Tracy was entertaining because she didn’t allow him to deter her or change her response. I found that entertaining because she handled that callers IGNORANCE accordingly. That was hella classy

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    2. I actually thought he was making a point until he just dropped the mic. the call was then stoopid AF

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    1. “Sexuality is NOT COVERED.”
      Please say it louder for the unicorns and snowflakes in the byck. 😅

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  17. Every other day LGBTSKJFCBXKJCSZ community is mad about something. Geeeeesh let the man live; same way ya’ll don’t agree with this baker patting the puss, he doesn’t agree with ya’ll having sword fights. Respect peoples choices period……Kudos Tracy for IGNORING the IGNORANT caller. He made a complete fool of himself.

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  18. Did this really need to go this far … 🙄 could have easily found another bakery … Thee most … You can’t force people to like your lifestyle but you can go somewhere else … This is silly asf and waste of judicial resources.

    Good show Tra

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  19. Tracy why in the fuck was this even a topic??! If they want a cake made and the owner says no, take your business somewhere the hell else! And that caller was corny. He da real NIGGA.

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  20. Tracy it seems they were trying to take a stand that would end up being sort of a ‘Rosa Parks’ type moment for the LBGTQ movement.

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  21. I mean for real…his cakes don’t look like nothing special….not at all…so not sure what the fuss is about….hell if they were hell bent on him making the cake, they should have gotten an aunt or uncle or somebody to put the order in…..but then again, Walmart could have hooked them up….:lol:

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  22. I truly dont see what the problem is.
    Tracy your commentary was on point with this.
    But what people seem to forget is, that as a private business owner, he reserves the right to refuse service to ANYONE for ANY reason. That said, he didn’t refuse them service, as he offered to make them a cake for any other occasion. If it was that serious, why couldn’t they have just taken their business elsewhere? Why did the ACLU feel the need to jump in and get lawyers etc?

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    1. Hey Corp. wassup.
      You heard that caller last night singing NIGGA on the air? 😡 pissed me off. I was like 😆 Whaad?

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    2. Nah I had my glock cocked.
      I texted 📲Trace like…you need me? Cause I’ll be 🔥on that parkway so quick.

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    3. Civil is referring to the NIGGA CALLER from last night. How his coward ass phoned into the studio on some ignorant rant. Tracy remained calm and in tact as she listened to his NIGGA rant. And we’re pretty pissed about it.😡😠

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