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Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:27 AM

Judge rules that bars can kick out patrons wearing MAGA hats



Last year, a man from Philadelphia visited a bar in New York City and ended up leaving “humiliated, degraded, victimized, embarrassed and emotionally distressed” after he was refused service.

Greg Piatek, 31, claimed he was denied drinks at The Happiest Hour bar last January because he was wearing a red “Make America Great Again” hat. According to Piatek, the episode left him with “anxiety and severe emotional distress,” prompting him to sue the bar’s owner for “egregious, unlawful, and discriminatory conduct.”
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“The Make American Great Again hat was part of his spiritual belief,” Piatek’s attorney, Paul Liggieri, claimed in court according to VICE News. “Rather than remove his hat, instead he held true to his spiritual belief and was forced from the bar.”

The bar’s legal team argued that support for Trump “is not a religion” and is not covered by state discrimination laws. The judge agreed and ruled Piatek’s team failed to establish “any faith-based principle to which the hat relates,” thus dismissing the lawsuit.


[link:http://deadstate.org/judge-rules-that-bars-can-kick-out-patrons-wearing-maga-hats/|

Heh

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Reply Judge rules that bars can kick out patrons wearing MAGA hats (Original post)
Soph0571 Apr 2018 OP
CurtEastPoint Apr 2018 #1
Cha Apr 2018 #2
GusBob Apr 2018 #3
Ohiogal Apr 2018 #4
Scarsdale Apr 2018 #5
democratisphere Apr 2018 #6
Cirque du So-What Apr 2018 #7
llmart Apr 2018 #8
Bob Loblaw Apr 2018 #9
dalton99a Apr 2018 #10
tparrett62 Apr 2018 #11
MineralMan Apr 2018 #12

Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:29 AM

1. And making the white power sign. Nice. Fuck you, you twat

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:31 AM

2. Wahwah.. poor widdle

trump cult victim

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:31 AM

3. I don't get out much, do bars still post

"No Club Colors"

Kinda the same thing

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:31 AM

4. Poor snowfwake!

Take your hate and ugliness somewhere else. Preferably stay home.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:32 AM

5. His lawyers should try

using the "Diminished mental capability" defense, THAT could work. Only morons support the dotard-in-chief. Maybe this guy was looking for a lawsuit, and decided wearing that stupid cap was the opening?

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:46 AM

6. MAGA hat + alcohol equals Bar Fight.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:56 AM

7. 'anxiety and severe emotional distress'...over being kicked out from a place where he's not wanted

Sounds kinda snowflakey to me.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:59 AM

8. WTF?

His hat is a part of his spiritual belief?

I can't even wrap my mind around that idiotic statement.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 07:59 AM

9. This guy is an example

of why bartenders need have access to colonoscopy prep.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 08:13 AM

10. Let them keep their stupid hats so people can identify them

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 08:52 AM

11. Mannerless Boor

It's rude to wear a hat indoors anyway, and he's far too old to be wearing a cap for anything other than yardwork. I hate ballcaps with oxford shirts, it just screams frat boy dipshit.

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2018, 08:57 AM

12. If I owned a bar, there would be large sign on the bar back, reading:

Assholes Will be Refused Service in This Establishment

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