Today the Church, Tomorrow your Conscience

big-brother-is-watching-you-graphicBarring discrimination in public accommodations began because people thought it abhorrent that a business would deny service to someone because of their race, and so those of different races could be treated just like others from another race. Discussion on “right to refuse service” aside, it was a desire to be treated just like everyone else and have access to the same goods and services as others.

This began to mutate, though, to not only ban discrimination against people on some perceived unalterable status, such as being “trans-gendered” (even though “gender is just a social construct”) but require the business to use their personal creative abilities to express a moral message, or participate in a activity with a moral component.