For four years, Bailey Brazzel had employed the same tax preparer, Nancy Fivecoate of Carter Tax Service in Russiaville, Indiana. Fivecoate prepared the taxes without issue each time – until this year, when Brazzel brought her new wife, Samantha.
Fivecoate declined to serve the couple, citing her religious beliefs.
“The LGBT want respect for their beliefs, which I give them. I did not say anything about their lifestyle. That is their choice. It is not my choice. Where is their respect for my beliefs?”
– Nancy Fivecoate of Carter Tax Service in Russiaville, Indiana
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