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Sound Off for Oct. 30: Businesses should be able to choose who they do business with

Bay St. Louis business owner Ann Madden printed signs that said 'ALL are welcome here!' in response to House Bill 1523 and handed them out to just about every business in Old Town Bay St. Louis. A sign can be seen in the window of Mockingbird Cafe in downtown Bay St. Louis.
Bay St. Louis business owner Ann Madden printed signs that said 'ALL are welcome here!' in response to House Bill 1523 and handed them out to just about every business in Old Town Bay St. Louis. A sign can be seen in the window of Mockingbird Cafe in downtown Bay St. Louis. Sun Herald file

Thanks for the info

Just want to thank Tammy Smith on her article in the paper about the Hallmark Channel Christmas movies. I did not know I could get the Hallmark Mysteries on CableOne until reading the article. Thanks again.

Not how it works

To “How it works:” I say it’s just the opposite. Senators and representatives and all anti-Trumpers are upset because Trump won’t fall in line and do what they want like all the presidents before him.

Go Astros!

The Astros are doing the same thing for Houston after Hurricane Harvey that the Saints did for New Orleans after Katrina — lifting spirits! Go Astros!

Business decision

I, too, believe in Jesus Christ and his love for everyone, as does Marie Porter in Sunday’s Letter to the Editor. Further I have met and talked to several gay/lesbian folks over the years. I have found them to be for all practical purposes like everybody else. That being said, I believe that Gov. Phil Bryant was absolutely correct in supporting and passing HB1523. When someone opens a business, I think they should be able to do business with whomever they wish. They should not be forced to serve someone they are compelled to not do business. However, choosing to discriminate is at their own peril. Embracing a policy like that would keep me from darkening their door.

Enough on Flake

Stop it already with the lionization of Sen. Jeff Flake. The media and Trump-haters are trying to elevate him to sainthood and martyrdom. Along with Sen. John McCain, he was part of the “Gang of Eight,” a capitulating bunch not revered by conservatives for their attempt to dismantle our existing immigration laws. He is a pseudo conservative. One who postures but ultimately sells out. He has been ineffective for years at advancing GOP interests.

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