Gary Johnson: ‘Religious freedom, as a category’ is ‘a black hole’ | Washington Examiner

Libertarian Party candidate sends confusing messages.

On one hand:

Do you think New Mexico was right to fine the photographer for not photographing the gay wedding?

Look. Here’s the issue. You’ve narrowly defined this. But if we allow for discrimination — if we pass a law that allows for discrimination on the basis of religion — literally, we’re gonna open up a can of worms when it come stop discrimination of all forms, starting with Muslims … who knows. You’re narrowly looking at a situation where if you broaden that, I just tell you — on the basis of religious freedom, being able to discriminate — something that is currently not allowed — discrimination will exist in places we never dreamed of.”

On the other hand:

I’m not a social conservative. I really do believe in people being able to make choices….


Source: Gary Johnson: ‘Religious freedom, as a category’ is ‘a black hole’ | Washington Examiner