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Huh? Anti-LGBT Indiana Pizza Owner Tells Fox News It’s OK to Serve Gays But a Sin ‘If We Cater Their Wedding’

Crystal O’Connor, the co-owner of Memories Pizza who has made headlines all week for the restaurant’s “No Gays” policy, appeared on Fox Business Network to attempt to explain herself.

Earlier this week, O’Connor stirred up controversy after she told ABC 57 that, “If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide pizzas for their wedding, we would have to say no.”

While the scenario of a gay couple coming to a Walkerton, Indiana pizza joint to cater their wedding likely has never played out and never will, O’Connor and her restaurant were immediately slammed on the web and destroyed on Yelp.

Speaking with Neil Cavuto on Fox, O’Connor tried to explain that gay people “are welcome in the store, anyone is welcome in the store, but it’s against our belief to condone, to cater to their wedding. We’re condoning that if we do that, and that is against our religion. That is against our faith.”

Cavuto asked how serving gays in a restaurant is any different and a confused-looking O’Connor replied, “It is not a sin that we bring gays into our establishment, and to serve them. It is a sin, though, if we condone – if we cater their wedding. We feel we are participating. We’re putting a stamp of approval on their wedding, and we cannot do that.”

Jeez, self-important much?

Cavuto asked how that isn’t discrimination to which O’Connor said, “It’s not all hateful, we show no hatred towards them. We just – we ask that they respect as we have to allow the way they believe – we just ask that they respect the way we believe.”

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