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NightSide – Stephen Rose and Jesse Randolph Fight The Political Correct

BOSTON (CBS) – Small business owners have always been aware of their image in the community, and how it can make or break their business. But in today’s world, when there are some individuals out there who seem capable of being offended by anything, is one squeaky wheel really important enough to affect change? Until recently, Bailey’s Pizza in Searcy, Arkansas offered a ten percent discount for customers who brought a copy of the local church bulletin into the restaurant. When the Freedom From Religion Foundation, based in Wisconsin, heard about this promotion, they threatened to sue over discrimination. Stephen Rose, owner of Bailey’s Pizza, joins NightSide to discuss this developing story. What should the relationship be between religion and privately-owned businesses? Should owners be able to offer discounts for religious groups? What about veterans or military personnel? Is offending one person automatically a potential PR nightmare?

Originally broadcast August 27th, 2014.

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