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posted Friday, February 1, 2019 - Volume 47 Issue 05
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Incorrect Supreme Court case reference in recent SGN story

Editor:
Again another incorrect reference to the Supreme Court case about LGBT discrimination on the basis of religion ['Alaska homeless shelter sued for tight to deny help to Trans people' - SGN, 1/18/19].

It is conservative spin that a right wing legal group 'successfully defended the 'right' of a Colorado baker to deny service to Gay couples.'

The Supreme Court held that the Colorado civil rights commission that heard the complaint against the baker was biased and therefore the finding of illegal discrimination could not stand.

There is no generally recognized right for religious people to be exempted from non-discrimination laws. Our own state's Attorney General, Bob Ferguson, has been successfully suing a florist who refused to do a wedding arrangement for a gay couple.

Please don't adopt right wing rhetoric when accurate value neutral reporting is possible.

Phil Bereano

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