An Anti-Gay Co. Grows in Houston “Update”

Remember our friends, Sabrina and Todd Farber, the homo-haters whose company, Garden Guy, Inc. refused a patron their services after finding out he and his lover are both men?

Well, just over two weeks after people such as yourselves helped elevate their local discriminatory practices to a national news story, there’s an article in the Los Angeles Times rehashing the issue.
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While nothing new’s really uncovered, nor did the Farbers agree to comment for said article, Tim Wildmon (pictured) of Minnesota’s American Family Assocation had these defensive words:

It shouldn’t come as a shock when a guy who takes his faith seriously says, ‘I can’t support this’… He doesn’t need to be persecuted for his actions.

We agree: he doesn’t need to be persecuted for his actions, but he should be. This, of course, raises the question: at which point should someone be dogged for their religious beliefs?

Surely we wouldn’t persecute an Orthodox Jew for not eating a bit of bacon, but most homos are plenty mad over the rioting in Jerusalem….So, readers, we ask you: when’s religion too much?

Should religion be simply a spiritual practice, or should people attempt to extend their religious beliefs to social – and thus potentially divisive – practice? Remember, we don’t like murder, but do we not approve of murder because it’s inherently wrong, or because of a more pervasive religious rhetoric?

Discuss…

Previously: An Anti-Gay Co. Grows In Texas
An Anti-Gay Co. Grows in Texas II