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Him: “What is the difference between a store that won’t allow people to come in without masks or limiting how many can come in and refusing to bake a cake for somebody?”

Me: “One is a store setting limits on people based on what they consider safety standards, and if customers don’t, they can be asked to leave, and if they don’t, they’re trespassing. The cake incident was a violation of the state’s anti-discrimination laws, people not wearing masks or wanting to have more people in a shop are not a recognized minority or group protected from discrimination.”

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By Tim Boothby

Curious about just about everything and occasionally irascible. Disabled veteran, retired from the US Air Force. I work as a photographer specializing in events such as conventions, weddings, group photo shoots, head shots, and just about anything involving people. I also dabble in writing, fantasy and occasionally science fiction, but I'm not necessarily shy about sharing opinions and philosophy about the world around us.

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