Shameful times in small-town Manitoba, where the homosexual owners of a brand new restaurant are closing up shop because a few residents have taken to attacking and insulting their sexual orientation.
The Winnipeg Free Press reports that Morris, Man., restaurant Pots N Hands will close in April, just four months after opening for business. The owners at first refused to discuss why they decided to close shop, finally relenting and admitting the decision came following a series of homophobic attacks.
The owners would even only speak to the Free Press on the condition of anonymity. An odd condition, considering they are already known to those in the community. But these are the steps taken when discrimination boils, and threatens to boil further.
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It's been very difficult for us. It got to the point of being out of control by this certain group of people. This has been a very difficult decision," said the co-owner. "I cannot tell you how this has