Judge Rules That Bars Can Toss Trump Supporting Patrons


As we know, judges have decided that Christian bakers can be forced to bake a cake for a gay wedding (an issue that's before the Supreme Court). But don’t wear a Trump hat in a bar, a judge has ruled that those that do can be denied service and thrown out.

A Manhattan judge ruled Wednesday that bar owners can kick the president’s supporters out of their establishments because the law doesn’t protect them against political discrimination.

From The New York Post:

Philadelphia accountant Greg Piatek, 31, was bounced from a West Village watering hole in January 2017, just after Trump took the oath of office, for wearing a 'Make America Great Again' cap, according to his lawsuit over the incident.

'Anyone who supports Trump — or believes in what you believe — is not welcome here! And you need to leave right now because we won’t serve you!' Piatek claims the staff of The Happiest Hour on West 10th Street told him after he and his pals complained about the rude service they were getting from a bartender.

So he sued in Manhattan Supreme Court, claiming the incident 'offended his sense of being American.'

The judge said the incident amounted to nothing more than a “petty” slight.

“Here the claim that plaintiff was not served and eventually escorted out of the bar because of his perceived support for President Trump is not outrageous conduct,” the judge ruled.

Piatek had sued for unspecified emotional damages.  His lawyers are considering an appeal.

For more details, click here to go to the New York Post.

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