A gay coffee shop owner in Seattle, WA horrified people everywhere when a video clip surfaced of him kicking Christians out of his shop in an unhinged rant. The vulgar comments made by owner Ben Borgman were in response to his being ‘offended’ by their leaflets calling for the end of abortion. The group ‘Abolish Human Abortion’ was not passing out leaflets in his shop, but were just taking a break from their canvassing when they decided to have coffee at Seattle’s Bedlam Cafe.

But then Borgman realized who they were and demanded they leave because he’s gay. Warning, this is downright disturbing language:

“In the video of the rant, he says: ‘I’m gay, you have to leave.’

“Asked if he is denying them service, he says ‘yes’.

“He continues: ‘This is offensive to me. I own the place. I have the right to be offended.’

“‘Do you tolerate my presence?’

“‘If I got my boyfriend and f*** him right here would you tolerate it?’

“The group members respond by saying they would tolerate it, and saying it is his choice, and point out that they have gone into his shop without making a fuss.”

It got worse from there. He then makes some sexually explicit comments about Jesus, which we choose not to repost here. If you really want to hear it, The Blaze posted it.

The coffee shop has a rainbow flag hanging outside. So the Christians knew it was supportive of gay rights. But they just wanted coffee and weren’t interested in making a scene.

But in the aftermath the Bedlam Coffee Shop is undergoing a major dose of karma. The company has deleted its Facebook page and another page shows tons of angry reviews citing the video. The Mirror captured some of these:

“One person wrote: ‘You are a hate filled bigot and should have your shop closed down. If you would be refused service because you were gay would that be ok with you.’

“Another said: ‘Funny how the individuals who demand tolerance and acceptance are the least tolerant and accepting people there are. It is sad he lives a life filled with so much hate.'”

Leftists that argue for equality should be outraged by this coffee shop owner. But instead, many are calling him a hero. But if a baker refuses to make a cake for a gay wedding, he is deemed an irresponsible bigot and condemned by every liberal group on the planet. They hypocrisy is stifling.

BY Alan Moore

| Managing Editor Of DC Statesman

Alan has previously worked in editorial, marketing, PR, and social networking roles for various websites and news outlets. These include Townhall Media, Newsbusters, MRCTV, and CNSNews. You can follow him on Twitter and on Facebook.

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  • TrueAmerican781

    Being filled with hypocrisy is what the left should use as their logo. It doesnt matter to most on the left what they do or say, if you disagree with them, the public is just suppose to “support” the “real victims” and since they are “victims” they can do whatever without consequences.

  • dan690

    Liberal have nothing but their hate.

  • mbnick

    But the Courts put the bakery out of business? Why hasn’t this shop been closed down?

  • markypolo

    Sue the A-holes, like they sued the Bakers!

  • antilib

    It’s never been about equal rights, but has always been about special rights.

  • jack little

    this is liberals at there best.they do not deserve any more rights than any citizen,stay your ground .

  • GrizzMann

    Hypocrisy is a telling trait of bigoted Democrats. It is in their DNA.

  • Dale

    First of all, gay is not a descriptive word for any type of sexual preference! Homosexual or queer is the proper word for this imposed illness. That being said, I expect this to open some eyes to the way these disorders affect people. No restraint, morals or respect. They want no tolerance. I will give them zero tolerance. They are God haters and I have no tolerance for that, period. To God be all glory. America stay awake before you sell out to this ignorance.

  • John Wohlwend

    Liberal Logic: hypocrisy and double standards in support of degenerates and their life style and life choices are okay!

  • domar1938

    It is not gay, this lunatic shows why it is not gay, gay is a co-opted word. It is homosexual and forever will be so. Their intolerance is so manifest that is displayed in anger, hate, and divisiveness. With this video out it may very well be the end of his business as I doubt there is enough of his kind in Seattle to sustain the business. Even the sympathizers will be turned off and likely quit going there.

  • Cobra212

    Liberalism and hypocrisy go hand in hand. You cannot be a liberal without being a hypocrite!

  • buster

    Christians take a stand,stop going into his shop, and SUE the devil out of him. Your rights have been violated. This man has a public shop, not a private club and therefore he must serve you in a civil manner… SUE SUE SUE The shop would be the first to sue the Christians, so turn the tables on them. SUE SUE SUE

  • buster

    Christians have to stop being wimpy.. Stand up. Jesus showed his temper in righteous anger.. It is time for Christians to do the same.. SUE SUE SUE

  • mkkevitt

    Big hairy deal. Anybody has a right to refuse service to gays and lesbians, and gays and lesbians have a right to refuse service to those who are against abortion. Mike Kevitt

    • Rob1911a1

      Uh, actually, mkkevitt, they don’t. It’s called the Fourteenth Article of Amendment. Public places soliciting the public’s business CANNOT discriminate against you on ANY civil rights item. I mean, try putting up a sign saying “No Muslims” on your store and see what happens! The legal fees alone would break you, as they should break this creep. After all, the cake business that refused to make a cake for a gay wedding was closed by the government (however, that was a direct violation of their First Amendment right to Freedom of Religion, but since they were conservative Christians, the government’s illegal intolerance was OK).

      • mkkevitt

        First off, please call me Mike or Mike Kevitt, not mkkevitt even though Discus (sp?) identifies me that way.

        Now, my copy of the 14th. Amendment says nothing about public places, soliciting, public’s business, discrimination or civil rights. I believe the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does mention those things. Perhaps that’s what you meant to refer to. It’s true that that legislation forbids baring Muslims and others, legal fees would break an offending business, the government closed the cake business you mentioned, that business’s religious freedom was thereby violated, but that was ‘OK’ since they were conservative Christians.

        But, according to the basic principles of this country, contained in its Founding Documents, which are violated by at least two provisions of that Act of 1964, anybody has the right to refuse service to anybody, even for any arbitrary reason. (Medical emergencies of a life threatening nature might be an exception.) It’s only GOVERNMENT that can’t deny its legitimate services to anybody for any reason, and government must take action against crime, and against aggression from abroad, and must resolve legitimate civil disputes, which doesn’t mean forcing businesses to serve somebody. Mike Kevitt

      • Rob1911a1

        Mike – out of action and still having trouble processing; stupidly fell and broke my back. I was relying on the phrase “…nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws”. To me this suggests that laws could be passed offering individuals equal protection at the business level, which, in fact, was done with the passage of the Civil Rights Act. I am not going to argue it’s constitutionality; it’s a fait accompli now. Since it is a fact of life and law, the law must be followed. I might add that I do not read the Founder’s writings and see anything that says any type of discrimination is a basic principle to which they adhered; but I am getting older, so perhaps I am forgetting things I might have read 50 years ago. Bob. (Sorry for the delayed response)

  • Esau’s Message

    He will likely be sued over this discrimination. It is actionable under the various Civil Rights Acts. There are probably Washington State laws and even King County ordinances prohibiting this discrimination. And a coffee house is the very definition of a public accommodation. All you have to do is think back to what happened to John Lewis and his friends in the Civil Rights Movement while sitting at a Woolworth’s lunch counter. That is exactly what the 1965 act meant to address. He’s in deep, deep $#!+. And I am not writing about his recreational activities.

  • Mitch A

    It has never been about “homosexual rights”. What it’s about is a group of people committing an act that the majority does not approve and homosexuals not only want to have the right, they DEMAND that everyone else says it’s GOOD! This is nothing more then bullying people into silence if not acceptance. Like islam the left is using homosexuality and a myriad of social constructs to tear apart the fabric of American society. America stands astride the road to global government and until America and her people can be brought to their knees the world can not be put into thrall by the big money elites. Homosexuals, race, religion are all being used to attack and pull down the social construct so it may be replaced. The gays, minorities, etc are simply being used as cannon fodder and will be thrown on the trash heap of history when progressives have wrung the usefulness from their wretched carcasses.