Northern Ireland: Faggot’s 7-Year-Crusade Against Bakery Fails

It’s 2022, and a faggot just failed at hurting Christians.

I’ll toast to that.

In fact, I’m just going to go ahead and chug the whole bottle.

The Guardian:

A man has lost a seven-year legal battle against a Belfast bakery that refused to make him a cake emblazoned with the message “support gay marriage” as the European court of human rights ruled that his claim was inadmissible, prompting disappointment from gay rights groups.

On Thursday the ECHR, by a majority decision, said it would not reconsider the decision of the UK supreme court, which had overturned a £500 damages award imposed on Ashers bakery, which is run by evangelical Christians.

Ashers refused to produce the cake, featuring the Sesame Street puppets Bert and Ernie, in 2014 for Gareth Lee, who was a supporter of the campaign to legalise same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Same-sex marriage was legalised in Northern Ireland last year.

This is the gay cake some other bakery made for them

Before the supreme court judgment in 2018, after its first hearing in Northern Ireland, a Belfast county court and a court of appeal had ruled that the company discriminated against Lee, who is gay, on the grounds of sexual orientation.

The ECHR said the claim was inadmissible because the applicant had not expressly invoked his rights under the European convention on human rights at any point in the domestic proceedings and had relied solely on domestic law.

It said: “The supreme court found on the facts of the case that the applicant was not treated differently on account of his real or perceived sexual orientation, but rather that the refusal to supply the cake was because of the defendants’ religious objection to gay marriage.

“What was principally at issue, therefore, was not the effect on the applicant’s private life or his freedom to hold or express his opinions or beliefs, but rather whether Ashers bakery was required to produce a cake expressing the applicant’s political support for gay marriage.”

Lee said he was frustrated that the Strasbourg court did not adjudicate on the “core issues” because of what he termed a “technicality”. He said: “None of us should be expected to have to figure out the beliefs of a company’s owners before going into their shop or paying for their services.

“This case has put a spotlight on the challenges faced by LGBT+ in Northern Ireland. I will continue to support all law that protects and gives rights to all people equally.”

Gareth Lee, faggot

His solicitor, Ciaran Moynagh of Phoenix Law, also expressed disappointment at the decision, calling it a missed opportunity to address the substantive issues raised, and said they would consider whether to launch a fresh domestic challenge.

John O’Doherty, the director of the Rainbow Project, Northern Ireland’s foremost organisation for LGBTQ+ people, said: “While today’s decision brings this case to a close, there remains a number of questions around what protections exist for LGBTQIA+ people when accessing goods, facilities and services following the supreme court decision in October 2018.”

Stonewall’s CEO, Nancy Kelley, said the ECHR’s decision was “a backwards step for equality. Human rights belong to people, not businesses. No business should discriminate against their customers, and no discriminatory behaviour should be held up by equality law. Our thoughts are with Gareth Lee, who deserved more support from the European courts after seven years of working towards equality.”

The Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ), a Belfast-based human rights group, was one of several third-party intervenors in the case. Its deputy director, Daniel Holder, said the ECHR’S ruling on inadmissibility left individuals and organisations campaigning on gay rights “vulnerable to a commercial business refusing to provide services like printing posters, leaflets, setting up websites etc, through claiming an exemption to non-discrimination laws on the basis of ‘it’s not you it’s your message’.”

There are 3 pro-fag NGOs mentioned in the article, and a lot more unmentioned.

This in Northern Ireland, a place with under 2 million people and where the majority of the population actually has normal views on the matter.

All of this non-stop propaganda is paid for from outside of the region, by people (Jews, technically) who’ve never even set foot there and never will.

And this is somehow a normal thing that you’re not allowed to say anything about.

That’s called democracy, goy, and you’d better get used to it.