Dear Mr. Farah:
I believe that this whole matter of challenging vendors who choose not to serve same-sex couples stems from our loss of both personal responsibility and gross invasions of private property ["The same-sex marriage tyranny"].
It seems to be that the same-sex issue, no smoking in public places and other restrictions on the use of privately owned property are all related. If I own, maintain and pay taxes on my store, I should have the right to set any rules I care to. In a different time, folks who did not want to comply with those rules simply went elsewhere rather than trying to get government to force compliance. If enough went elsewhere, my business failed.
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We need to develop what might be called "personal property libertarianism." If I paid for it, I own and should not be required to do other than what I choose, and that would include my earned income. It really has nothing to do with "religious freedom"; it is just freedom!