Alleged Anti-Gay Gets Creative With Constitution

Ted Doudak sounds like a real scumbag.

The Queens-based jeweler stands accused of firing 58-year old John Fairchild after Fairchild told him his daughter’s a lesbian and he, too, qualifies as queer.

Doudak – an admittedly religious man – allegedly started ranting about repulsion, sin and other proverbial anti-gay justifications.

Now, the men are duking it out in court. Unfortunately, Doudak ain’t cooperating. He’s too busy perverting constitutional rights.

Fairchild’s lawyer, William Kaiser, sought to quiz Doudak about his religious beliefs before trial, asking if Doudak “believes that ‘homosexuality is a sin against God’ … believes that ‘gays and lesbians are doomed to eternal damnation’ … [or] regards homosexuals as ‘repulsive.’”

[Doudak’s lawyer] said that being forced to answer those questions would violate Doudak’s First Amendment rights, and Fairchild would try to use Doudak’s beliefs as proof he intended to illegally discriminate.

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Carol Edmead last month ordered Doudak to answer, saying no one can use their right to religious freedom “as a cloak for acts of discrimination or as a justification of [discriminatory] practices.”

Perhaps Bill Maher’s right – maybe homos need to form their own religion. That’ll show the anti-gay Bible thumpers!

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  • Classified

    First thats not realy my e-mail address, so dont try to contact me.
    Second, I know Ted personaly, and he wouldent discriminate against anyone. He has many lesbians working for him. All that stuff Fairchild said about him is a lie.

  • Interested Observer

    I’ll second the comment above. Doudak is certainly a devout Christian with some weird beliefs, but the guy doesn’t have a prejudiced bone in his body. He has quite a few other gay and lesbian employees, and at least one close personal friend who is proudly out.

    The scumbag in this particular mess was Fairchild, who turned out to be lying through his teeth, and made the whole thing up from scratch. When some really shady stuff from his past turned up that exposed him, he dropped the suit and quickly settled out of court.

    Just setting the record straight…

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