A Republican World – ‘GOP Lawmaker Thinks Businesses Ought To Be Able To Deny Service To Black People’
This is teabagger Absolutism.
And this is also why they are the biggest threat to America.
We are a society. To be one, you can’t pick who is going to be in the society nor which laws you’ll obey.
If you want that…..buy an island and move to it.
‘Republican lawmaker in South Dakota thinks there’s no need for the government to meddle in the private sector, even if a business were to turn away black customers’.
‘Here’s Phil Jensen, a GOP state senator and free market absolutist, in his own words’.
“If someone was a member of the Ku Klux Klan, and they were running a little bakery for instance, the majority of us would find it detestable that they refuse to serve blacks, and guess what? In a matter of weeks or so that business would shut down because no one is going to patronize them,” Jensen told the Rapid City Journal in a story that suggested he just might be the crimson red state’s “most conservative lawmaker.”
‘In this year’s legislative session, Jensen offered up a bill that was even more extreme than the legislation in Arizona that would have given businesses an opening to discriminate against LGBT customers’.
‘Unlike the Arizona bill, Jensen’s measure was explicit. It aimed to give business owners permission to deny service based on a customer’s “sexual orientation” without the fear of a lawsuit’.
‘The legislation was ultimately killed in committee, with one GOP lawmaker calling it “a mean, nasty, hateful, vindictive bill.”
From : http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/south-dakota-lawmaker-phil-jensen-kkk-bakery-businesses-deny-black-customers