The owners of Liberty Ridge Farms in Schaghticoke, New York found themselves in front of a Human Right Commission almost a year ago, having to defend their religious beliefs and their right to conduct business as they see fit to a law judge, because they would not host a same-sex wedding at their establishment for a lesbian couple instagram mehrere bilder in einem post herunterladen.
The farmers – Cynthia and Robert Gifford – would eventually be fined $13,000 by the Commission, despite the fact that the case clearly involved religious freedom of the business owners and did not constitute a violation of anybody’s rights herunterladen. The Gifford’s only declined the marriage ceremony itself, and were happy to allow the lesbian couple to host their reception at Liberty Ridge vm von esxi herunterladen.
Now the farmers are speaking out. In a heart wrenching video, they have announced that they would no longer host weddings in any form at their business, and pleaded with the lesbian couple – Melisa Erwin and Jennifer McCarthy – to understand that they are “not hateful people.”
Via the Daily Signal:
The phone call at 8:30 p.m games online for free. seemed routine for Cynthia and Robert Gifford—a bride-to-be inquiring about holding a wedding at their home, Liberty Ridge Farm in upstate New York herunterladen.
Then Cynthia Gifford realized the caller wanted to book their family farm near the village of Schaghticoke for a same-sex wedding. She politely declined herunterladen.
“We’re not hateful people,” Gifford said in an interview with The Daily Signal, holding back tears. “We just believe that a marriage is between a man and a woman, and we do not want to hold a [same-sex] marriage ceremony here on our family farm because the state tells us we have to do it.”
And yet, New York state did indeed force their hand on the issue, telling a small business owner to fork over thousands of dollars and stopping them from hosting weddings at all, a clear violation of their own rights kingroot downloaden.
Watch the video …
Sadly, the entire affair was a setup to begin with medal of honor kostenlosen vollversion deutsch. Erwin and McCarthy just happened to be recording a phone conversation with the owners of Liberty Ridge – the first contact they had with the Goodwin’s windows vista writing program for free. Additionally, the couple were from Trenton, New Jersey, but apparently took up the noble fight on behalf of lesbian couples in New York. In other words, they were looking for a payday lange videos von youtube downloaden kostenlos.
Question to ponder: Why is a Human Rights Commission only interested in the rights of the lesbian couple, but not equally fighting for the religious rights of the farm owners?