“If a homosexual couple got here in and wished us to offer pizzas for
their marriage ceremony, we must say no,” Crystal O’Connor,
co-owner of Reminiscences Pizza, informed
ABC News yesterday afternoon.
Apparently, the Indiana restaurant wouldn’t refuse to serve a
same-sex couple who visited for an peculiar meal – it is
particularly homosexual marriage that the house owners object to.
O’Connor was talking in assist of Indiana’s controversial new
“non secular freedom” invoice, which can make it authorized for
discriminate against LGBT people.
(Photograph: ABC Information)
Reminiscences Pizza’s anti-gay marriage stance shortly attracted a
fierce (and amusing) on-line backlash
Earlier than yesterday, the pizzeria’s Yelp
page was wanting fairly empty. Now, because of O’Connor’s
controversial announcement, it has acquired lots of of
Sadly for the house owners, most of them aren’t significantly
The memoriespizza.com URL was
additionally not too long ago registered, and at the moment shows the next
“Do not discriminate.
(It is not good.)
Additionally, in all seriousness, it is actually dumb to not personal a website
title for your small business. Particularly after you spew silly s**t
Nevertheless, not everybody agrees that Reminiscences Pizza is definitely in
A handful of individuals have taken to Yelp to defend O’Connor’s
religiously-motivated refusal to cater for same-sex weddings,
however these optimistic opinions are nonetheless far outnumbered by the
All we all know is a restaurant that discriminates in opposition to
LGBT people is not someplace we might need to ebook a desk any
time quickly, even when it wasn’t all the way in which throughout the Atlantic.
Ought to eating places be allowed to discriminate in opposition to homosexual
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