Here's one of those hateful, sanctimonious, homophobic florists

...who for religious reasons want not to be forced by the government to provide a service or a product at same-sex weddings. Thinking that they have a right under the religious freedom provision of the First Amendment. Imagine. In this day and age.

Barronelle Stutzman had been serving a gay client for years, but all hell broke loose when she said that she could not violate her religious beliefs by providing floral arrangements at a gay wedding. As the video notes, for her courage, she was inundated with vicious hate mail. From people who believe that we all should be "inclusive" but only if it is on their terms.

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