Florist Sued by Friend for Refusing to Create Arrangement for Gay Wedding


They were friends.

A Washington florist, Barronelle Stutzmen, had a dear client she’d worked with for years.  But when he came in asking for a floral arrangement for his wedding, things got complicated.

As a Christian, she said no.

As a gay man who didn’t want others to feel “discrimination,” he sued.

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When Does Intolerance Work?

In the wake of the Mozilla controversy, the Duck Dynasty controversy, the Chick-fil-A boycott/buycott, and the countless examples of intolerance and intimidation against conservatives on campuses across the country, it seems rather clear that — as Michelle Goldberg notes in The Nation – there is a “growing left-wing tendency towards censoriousness and and hair-trigger offense.” [Read more…]

Chick-fil-a, Boycotts, and our Free Speech Culture

Let me make one thing clear: I love free speech.  I love free speech so much that I want to marry it (and in Massachusetts, I can!) [Read more…]