A question for all of you: When does a private business owner have the right to refuse service?
Also, is this something you want the government to be able to control?
As a slightly libertarian leaning individual, I have to say that I don't believe the government should have that authority over private enterprise. Market pressures could easily take care of this for us. If an owner wants to forfeit revenue by turning away gays then that is his loss. And if the public finds out and wants to avoid the business then he goes away.
If you have seen the lines for Brother Junipers then you know the demand is there for another cafe. And Eclectic has longer hours than Brother Juniper with a dissimilar enough product to attract their own consumer base. And would you really compare Eclectic to ck's? That's like saying Five Guys made a mistake opening across the street from McDonald's.
By Toby Sells
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