As a nation, we decided a long time ago that when a business opens its doors to the public, it should be open to everyone, on the same terms.
But a case now before the Supreme Court wants to take us back to the days when businesses could tell people, “We don’t serve your kind here.” Masterpiece Cakeshop is arguing that it should have a constitutional right to discriminate against customers simply because of who they are.
That’s why we all need to get involved. This case paves the way to eroding the federal Civil Rights Act and dismantling state and federal laws intended to protect people of color, women, religious minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT people and others from discrimination.
In their new ad, OpenToAll reminds that the Masterpiece Bakery case as SCOTUS is about much more than a bakery. Imagine a school counselor refusing to help an LGBT student…
Watch the new ad below.
New ad: Have you seen it yet? Imagine a school counselor refusing to help a child simply because they’re #LGBT. #Masterpiece is about so much more than a bakery. It would create a far-reaching #LicenseToDiscriminate #OpenToAll Pls RT! https://t.co/qYXobGGxEV pic.twitter.com/5GEy9Eo7UU
— LGBT MAP (@lgbtmap) December 1, 2017