#1 ‘Mother F***er Racist Sons of B**ches From Hell’:08-09-2013, 06:01 PM
‘Mother F***er Racist Sons of B**ches From Hell’: Wedding Venue Gets Threats, Fears Shut Down After Refusing Gay Couple’s Nuptials
Aug. 9, 2013 4:45pm Billy Hallowell 0
Another business is facing retribution for declining service to a same-sex couple. Betty and Dick Odgaard, owners of Görtz Haus Gallery in Grimes, Iowa, are catching the ire of gay rights advocates after they declined offering their venue to Lee Stafford and his fiance Jared.
Now the owners, who are Christians, are receiving vicious and threatening emails and phone calls — and they fear that their business could shut down because of the fierce reaction.
It was less than one week ago that the Lee and Jared entered Görtz Haus looking for additional information about holding their wedding there. After Dick realized that it would be a gay ceremony, he told the couple that they would not be able to hold their nuptials at the establishment — and that’s when the controversy erupted.
08-09-2013, 06:43 PM
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Sounds like the gay nuts on DU. Fuck them.May the FORCE be with you!
08-09-2013, 09:48 PM
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Business owners have a right to freedom of association. Customers have a right to direct anger at business owners within the confines of legal behavior.
SonnabendGuest08-09-2013, 10:38 PMCustomers have a right to direct anger at business owners within the confines of legal behavior.
08-09-2013, 10:41 PM--Odysseus
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08-09-2013, 11:11 PM
Gay is not a race. I'm really picky about that.
People have a right to try to get married where they want to and to express dissatisfaction at being denied. They have the right to advocate a boycott. What they don't have a right to do is threaten and intimidate.
08-10-2013, 12:04 AMIt's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
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A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Gandhi
Originally Posted by Carol
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