Alliance Defending Freedom defeats secular left fascist Colorado Civil Rights Commission

Gay activist vandalizes pro-marriage sign
Gay activist vandalizes pro-marriage sign

When we last heard about Jack Phillips, we had good news: he won his case against the Colorado LGBT fascists at the Supreme Court. But they weren’t done persecuting him, yet! Almost immediately after the SCOTUS win, they charged him again for refusing to bake another LGBT cake. Fortunately for Jack, the Alliance Defending Freedom defended him again.

Here’s the latest from Daily Wire:

Christian cake artist Jack Phillips has scored a major victory after facing years of continuous persecution for his religious beliefs from LGBT activists and the Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a Christian nonprofit that advocates for religious freedom and traditional values, announced Tuesday that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission “will dismiss its most recent charges against cake artist Jack Phillips in the wake of newly discovered evidence of the state’s ongoing hostility toward religious freedom.”

In response to the clearly-targeted harassment of Mr. Phillips, ADF attorneys filed Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Elenis.

“We’re pleased that the state will be dismissing its case against Jack,” said ADF attorney Kristen Waggoner, who represented Phillips in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. “This is the second time the state has launched a failed effort to prosecute him. While it finally appears to be getting the message that its anti-religious hostility has no place in our country, the state’s decision to target Jack has cost him more than six-and-a-half years of his life, forcing him to spend that time tied up in legal proceedings.”

This sort of coercion by the secular left happens all the time.

I’ve reported on this blog about fake hate crimes, vandalism, violence, threats, death threats, attempted firings, actual firings, and many other power plays. So why do secular left fascists insist on persecuting people who disagree with them on moral issues? Why are they so comfortable using polical power to coerce others against their conscience?

Well, it turns out that there are some behaviors that the Bible calls sinful. And when people perform those behaviors, they start to feel guilty about what they are doing. That’s because God made people to not sin. Now, some people deal with these feelings of guilt about their sin by repenting, and turning towards God, and trusting him. But others just shut their minds to the evidence for God’s existence, e.g. – the Big Bang cosmology, the fine-tuning, the origin of life. Without God, they are forced into the view that objective morality, free will, and moral duties are all illusory. But they still feel badly about their sin. In order to deal with those bad feelings, they try to force everyone who still accepts morality to celebrate their abandonment of morality. And when asking others to agree doesn’t work, they go on to shame, silence and/or coerce others. And as we’ve seen on this blog, this can involve doing pretty much anything you can imagine. Sin makes people do terrible, terrible things to those who disagree with sin.

Are Christians tolerant?

Now let’s switch sides. What does a Christian do when faced with disagreement from a non-Christian? Well, Christians learn by watching God what to do with sinners. What does God do? God provides evidence of his existence to those who are open minded, and he leads those who trust him to make better moral decisions so that they don’t harm themselves and others by being self-centered. Christians also debate and disagree with arguments and evidence. Also, consider that God could squash everyone who disagreed with him right now, but he doesn’t. He’s giving them their whole lives to decide what to do with him. He offers evidence, forgiveness and leadership to those are open-hearted, and open-minded. But the others, he just leaves alone for now. And that’s what Christians do with non-Christians. We leave them alone. While a non-Christian is still alive, they have to be appealed to rationally, and treated with love and care. They have value because they were made in the image of God, to know the God who made them in a personal relationship. Christians believe that if a person doesn’t believe in Christ as Lord and Savior, then that person shouldn’t be forced to act as if they do by threats, violence, etc.

Tolerance and the secular left

But what about the secular left? The secular left are fascists, because they want Christians to behave as if they were non-Christians. And that’s why Christians need to do everything they can in the realm of law and policy to prevent secular leftists from getting into power. Secular leftists can’t ground objective morality or natural human rights on their worldview. Human rights have no meaning for secular leftists – they’re just nonsense. So, for them, anything is permissible in their quest to force others to approve of them. That’s why secular leftists need to be kept as far away from political power as the East is from the West. If you want to know what happens when they get it, just look at the atrocities committed by atheistic regimes in the 20th century, e.g. – the Soviety Union. People on the secular left are not moral people. Morality is the furthest thing from their minds.

13 thoughts on “Alliance Defending Freedom defeats secular left fascist Colorado Civil Rights Commission”

  1. Thanks for covering this story WK. When I saw this story on other sites this morning I spent some time praising God for vindicating another one of his saints. It is written, “all those who trust in Him will not be put to shame.” I forget the exact reference though.
    The problem with the Left (in addition to all the other things you mentioned here) is that we must all guard against becoming the monsters we claim to hate. For at least a while now the LGBT lobby has ceased being an advocate for non-discrimination and is now actively witch-hunting any who disagree.
    Dr. Michael Brown has correctly predicted that the LGBT lobby WILL overplay their hand (as it were) and it will backfire on them horribly. The SCOTUS ruling for Masterpiece Cake Shop and the dismissal of the lawsuit today is a perfect example of that. If you want to read more see “Outlasting the Gay Revolution: Where Homosexual Activism Is Really Going and How to Turn the Tide” by Dr. Michael Brown.

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  2. I’m guessing the reason ADF dropped their case is because they no longer had standing? Because it seems to me this would be the sort of thing they would want to fight to the end.

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  3. I just,started listening to Michael Brown and he is TERRIFIC!! He brings such a fresh perspective to our faith, coming as he does from a Messianic Jewish point of view. I’ve learned so much about Jewish objections to Jesus’ Messiahship (and why they fail), but like William Lane Craig, in discussing these things Dr. Brown always displays the character of Christ, “with gentleness and respect.” Something we all need to keep in mind (especially me), even when dealing with the most obnoxious opponents.

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    1. @Mark I feel the same way about Dr. Brown as well. Theologically I’m far away from being charismatic but I love Dr. Brown. I appreciate his insights and he has helped me grow in the faith. I’m glad I have him as an influence from a different perspective on some issues. If I met him I would give him a big hug. I highly recommend any of his books. One of his best debates (in my opinion) is Michael Brown vs. Bart Ehrman on suffering.

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  4. Is Jack still suing the State of Colorado? Because it is not enough for the state to dismiss its persecution. They must also be held accountable and sued for millions in order to provide a deterrent to other states from doing the same.

    Also, why hasn’t the Supreme Court declared the state of Colorado to be invalid and placed under another jurisdiction for violating the SCOTUS ruling?

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      1. Then that is a huge loss for religious freedom.
        The State of Colorado has won – they got what they wanted – to send a “message” and chilling effect to those who might have considered following in Jack’s footsteps following the SCOTUS ruling, but now will not, because they will know they have to find an attorney, go through years of persecution, etc, etc, etc.
        HUGE win for Colorado, getting Jack to dismiss his lawsuit.
        It is sad to see Colorado get away with this.

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          1. Sure, I can see that perspective.

            Jack was being persecuted.

            SCOTUS told Colorado they were WAY out of line.

            Colorado continued to persecute.

            Jack sued Colorado.

            Colorado said “If you won’t be mean to us by continuing this lawsuit, then we will stop being mean to you – for now.”

            ADF: “Victory is ours!”

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