Richard Elfers article was spot on

I whole heartily agree with you

Richard Elfers article was spot on

I whole heartily agree with you. The fact that the owner had been friends with her customer and other florists offered to service his wedding for free just shows he was not a true friend and mean spirited. I am shocked at Ferguson’s further maltreatment of this Christian business woman. What a nightmare for her. This type of religious persecution was rampant under the Obama administration including putting free speech restrictions on military chaplains not to mention the mandates in Obama Care that was a direct attack on religious liberties. My daughter is at a Catholic university that was forced to drop their student health care services because of it. This culture of intolerance and aggressive in-your-face bigotry towards those who don’t agree with their philosophies of life and political views was shockingly apparent with the childish and often violent behavior of those who didn’t see their presidential choice elected.

Debbie Sweeny


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