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Oregon investigators: Bakery unlawfully discriminated against lesbian couple

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Sweet Cakes owner Aaron Klein
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A suburban Portland bakery violated the civil rights of a same-sex couple by refusing to bake a cake for the women's wedding, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries said Friday.

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Bakers say gay activists used ‘mafia-style tactics’ to shut down their business

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Aaron-Melissa-Klein
The owners of an Oregon bakery at the center of a complaint for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple are speaking out, and say gay rights activists used "militant" and "mean-spirited, mafia-style tactics" to shut down their business.

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It’s not about the wedding cake – but you know that, right?

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Sweet Cakes by Melissa, Gresham, Ore.
Don’t you just hate it when the law actually protects the people you want to discriminate against? For those of you who believe that it’s only a cake and we (the gays) should just go to another bakery, understand this: it’s not about the cake. This has nothing to do with the cake. This is about living in a country where people are still under the assumption that they were given — by their God — the right, and the responsibility, to discriminate against another human being.

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‘Ace of Cakes’ star offers free wedding cake to rejected Oregon gay couple

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Duff-Goldman
Baltimore pastry chef Duff Goldman, star of Food Network's "Ace of Cakes," has offered to bake and deliver -- free of charge -- a wedding cake to the lesbian couple in Oregon who was denied service by a local bakery because they are gay.

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Bakery under investigation for refusing wedding cake for same-sex couple

Sunday, February 3, 2013
Aaron Klein
GRESHAM, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Justice is investigating a complaint that a bakery in Gresham, Ore., refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding, a possible violation of an Oregon law that prohibits discrimination in places of public accommodation.

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