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Judge proposes Oregon bakery pay $135,000 to lesbian couple

Friday, April 24, 2015
Sweet-Cakes
An administrative law judge proposes that the owners of an Oregon bakery pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple refused service more than two years ago. [...]

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Florida bakery may sue Arizona evangelist over anti-gay cake request, recording

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Joshua Feuerstein
An Arizona man who caused controversy after his request to a Florida bakery to make a cake with an anti-gay marriage message, says he is being unfairly portrayed, while the bakery says it's considering legal action against him. [...]

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Cake wars: Bakeries serve up tension between LGBT rights, religious objections

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Jack Phillips of Masterpeice Cakeshop in Denver.
A pair of Colorado cases - locally dubbed the "Cake Wars" - have added a new twist to the fight over LGBT discrimination and the "religious freedom" debate playing out across the U.S. [...]

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Former televangelist attacks Florida bakery to make a point about religious freedom

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Cut the Cake bakery in Longwood, Fla.
A Florida bakery is turning the tables on an Arizona evangelist who posted an online video attacking the bakery when it refused to provide a cake decorated with the words "'We do not support gay marriage." [...]

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State: Colorado bakery did not discriminate by refusing to write ‘God hates gays’ on cake

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Bakery owner Marjorie Silva stands for a photo inside her own Azucar Bakery, in Denver. Silva is facing a discrimination complaint with Colorado’s Civil Rights Division because she refused to write hateful words about gays on a cake for a customer.
The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies has determined that a Denver bakery did nothing wrong when it refused to write anti-gay messages on a cake [...]

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Testimony underway to determine damages in bakery discrimination case

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Sweet-Cakes
Oregon officials have recommended damages of $75,000 each for the lesbian couple who was refused service by the bakery. [...]

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Oregon bakery discriminated against gay couple, hearing set to determine damages

Monday, February 2, 2015
Sweet-Cakes
A hearing is scheduled in March to determine how much in damages two Oregon bakers owe a lesbian couple for refusing to bake them a wedding cake in 2013. [...]

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Dispute over Bible cake with gay slurs raises charge of religious discrimination

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Bakery owner Marjorie Silva stands for a photo inside her own Azucar Bakery, in Denver. Silva is facing a discrimination complaint with Colorado’s Civil Rights Division because she refused to write hateful words about gays on a cake for a customer.
A dispute over a cake in Colorado raises a new question about gay rights and religious freedom: If bakers can be fined for refusing to serve married same-sex couples, can they also be punished for declining to make a cake with anti-gay statements? [...]

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Bakery gets discrimination complaint over refusal to write anti-gay messages on cake

Friday, January 16, 2015
Azuvar Bakery in Denver, Colo.
Denver’s Azucar Bakery is the target of a discrimination complaint after declining to decorate a wedding cake with anti-gay slurs. [...]

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N. Ireland bakery threatened with legal action over refusing gay rights cake

Thursday, November 6, 2014
The requested cake, as provided by another bakery.
A Christian-owned bakery in Northern Ireland that earlier this year refused to make a cake for a local gay rights organization’s event, has been ordered to apologize and pay compensation or face legal action. In July, Ashers Baking Co., in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, refused to bake a novelty cake featuring [...]

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