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Submitted by Mike (United States), Jun 14, 2007 at 09:37

Alex's comments are right on. A woman in Seattle whose beliefs are Christian declined to print invitations for a gay wedding. Instead she referred them to another printer who would do the job. For this, Seattle authroities came down on her like a ton of bricks, fined her and forced her out of business.

Why the double standard? The ADA specifically protects blind and disabled people (as Seattle regs "protect" gays) but Muslims are allowed to keep driving cabs or run convenience stores or restaurants despite flaunting the law. Instead they are given mild slaps on the wrists (if that) and defended by CAIR.

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