No, it’s not a pizzeria, bakery or florist this time, it’s an auto shop in Grand Rapids called Dieseltech whose owner has declared on the company’s Facebook page in an incredibly ignorant rant that he will refuse to work on the cars of gay people (apparently he thinks gay people wear signs, so he’ll know them).
Enough is enough.
Our rights as conservative Americans are being squashed more and more everyday. Apparently if you are white (or close to it), you have a job, go to church, and own a gun… That translates into racists, privileged, bigot, conspiracy theorist. Too many of us say nothing. Well, freedom of speech isn’t just for Liberals, THEY are the ones that need to learn to “co-exist”, THEY are the ones who need to WORK to be “equal”
Therefore, in the spirit of freedom (whats left of it) and MY right to operate MY business as I see fit:
Guns ARE allowed at DIESELTEC, so much so in fact that we will offer a discount if you bring in your gun. (“On duty” cops are excluded because thats not their gun, thats my gun bought with my money, off duty absolutely!)
I am a Christian. My company will be run in a way that reflects that. Dishonesty, thievery, immoral behavior, etc. will not be welcomed at MY place of business. (I would not hesitate to refuse service to an openly gay person or persons. Homosexuality is wrong, period. If you want to argue this fact with me then I will put your vehicle together with all bolts and no nuts and you can see how that works.)
We, as a team, work hard for whats ours. We are not protected by unions or contracts. We absolutely MUST provide our customers with a service level that would make them come back or tell their friends about us. We don’t have a “right”, and we are not “entitled” to our pay. We must EARN it.
I am not racists, you are for assuming I am, however, I am really quick to judge… if it acts like a duck, and quacks like a duck…
It IS a free country and I support your right to your opinion, that being said, if you don’t like what I have to say I reserve that same right to tell you to go cry to your momma (cause your daddy would probably smack ya’, better yet, yes, go tell your dad.)
To call this guy a fucking moron would rather dramatically understate the case. And guess what? What he’s doing is perfectly legal. There are no anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people in this state (nor is there a RFRA, by the way, which only underscores my recent point that RFRA is totally irrelevant on this issue if there aren’t already such protections in place). But I’m hoping for some protests and boycotts for this dumbass.
And I’m sure he’ll also deny service to anyone who is divorced. Or who isn’t Christian (worshiping other gods violates the very first commandment!). Or who prays in public. And god forbid a woman should bring in a vehicle less than 60 days after giving birth to a girl because she’s unclean then! Nope, only the gays. How surprising.