A business that previously was targeted with “‘mere’ death threats” for the owner’s public opposition to homosexual behavior now has been vandalized, according to a report in USA Today.
“Well, folks, as we predicted, it didn’t take long for the ugly face of the homosexual movement to present itself,” Dieseltec towner Brian Klawiter of Grandville, Michigan, said in a Facebook post.
“What started out with ‘mere’ death threats against myself and my family and homosexuals spamming my Facebook page with gay porn shots, has escalated to physical violence,” he wrote.
He cited slogans spray-painted on his business, on his pickup truck, and on a garage door, and a rock thrown through a window.
“We called police to file a report this morning, and city of Grandville Officer John Davis responded. The officer arrived, looked around, took a few notes, chuckled, and said ‘turn it in to the insurance company.’ He gave us a police report number 15-2779, but did not take the rock which has a fingerprint on it. The homosexual agenda is evil, and is prepared to destroy anyone who gets in its way, or who calls homosexuality a sin. Today it’s us; tomorrow, it could be you.”
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Klawiter had stirred the pot of social values last week when he posted a note he would decline to provide service to openly homosexual customers.
The notice came just as the concern has escalated that Christian business owners are being forced by the government to violate their faith and provide services, specifically their photography, floral and bakery expertise, for homosexual “weddings” in violation of their faith.
WND has assembled “The Big List of Christian Coercion” describing the circumstances that have developed in a long list of confrontations provoked by homosexuals demanding Christians violate their faith.
USA Today reported Klawiter made headlines when he posted that he would decline to serve openly homosexual customers.
“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,” he wrote on Facebook on April 14.
Klawiter told USA today he wasn’t intimidated by the vandals.
“I think it’s childish behavior. I think for a community of people that want to display tolerance, I don’t think that’s the right way to do it,” he told the newspaper.
He described his position as “a Christian business owner standing on principles. Nothing has changed from my original statement. I still won’t tolerate certain behavior in my shop. And that’s never going to change.”
Over the weekend protesters had gathered outside his shop.