Birmingham bakers beware: your city goes 'inclusive'

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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Charlie Butts, Billy Davis (OneNewsNow.com)

City of Birmingham websiteSupplied with millions of dollars, homosexual activists are attempting to win the "red" state of Alabama one city at a time. 

Mirroring action in other cities, Birmingham recently adopted an anti-discrimination ordinance that establishes homosexual-friendly protections at the expense of Christian-run businesses and even religious institutions.

Predictably there is no protection for businesses owned by Christians and limited exemptions for churches. One example is that churches can hire committed Christians for religious positions but cannot discriminate against homosexuals for other positions such as church-run daycares.

Southern Baptist minister Tommy Littleton says he was present for a public hearing and council vote, where the ordinance passed unanimously with two council members absent.

Asked how a city in a conservative state could pass such a controversial ordinance, Littleton says the Human Rights Campaign and other liberal groups have descended on Alabama and spread an estimated $8.5 million around the state.

HRC, a homosexual lobbying group headquartered in Washington, D.C., has made no secret of its plan announced in 2014 to lobby elected leaders in "Bible Belt" states such as Georgia, Mississippi and Arkansas. 

"They had an eight-and-a-half million-dollar budget beginning in 2014 to push a project to start winning hearts and minds," Littleton advises. "So they've done a lot of PR ahead of time."

Birmingham's city council's president, Johnathan Austin, told an Alabama newspaper that the ordinance is "just one step towards making the city of Birmingham a more inclusive and open community for all citizens."

Yet bakers, florists and others have run afoul of homosexual-friendly ordinances, or state laws in some cases, when the business owner's religious faith clashed with laws pushed by homosexual activists.

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear the appeal of a Colorado bakery owner, Jack Phillips (pictured below), in what is expected to be a landmark decision.

Along with new non-discrimination laws, a similar tactic is to create an "equal rights commission" or similarly named public body that is predictably staffed by homosexuals. Phillips, in fact, was found guilty of violating state law by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. 

Jack Phillips on "The View"The new Birminghan ordinance suggests the creation of an 11-member Birmingham Human Rights Commission with one seat reserved with a "human rights" organziation which would predictably be HRC or a similar group.

Littleton points out that the Birmingham ordinance makes it clear that violations will be dealt with in the city's municipal court.  
"The charges would be criminal," he warns. "They would make you subject to fines and then, of course, damages could be sought through civil court action as well."

A first offense is $100 and a second offense is $250, the Birmingham newspaper reported.

Littleton says the homosexual activists are busily targeting the cities of Huntsville, Muscle Shoals/Florence, and Mobile, and they're also at work in neighboring Mississippi. 

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