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

Monday, February 2, 2015
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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Family values group: Anti-discrimination laws are biased against Christians

Friday, January 24, 2014
In a new video from CitizenLink, the anti-gay political action affiliate of Focus on the Family, Stuart Shepard, CitizenLink’s senior director of media, says human rights and anti-discrimination laws designed to protect minorities are actually discriminatory toward Christians. [...]

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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
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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Bakery that refused wedding cake for lesbian couple closes its doors

Monday, September 2, 2013
Sweet Cakes owner Aaron Klein
GRESHAM, Ore. -- The Oregon bakery that is the target of a discrimination complaint for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple's wedding, has closed its doors. [...]

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Gay couple files complaint against bakery for refusing wedding cake

Thursday, August 15, 2013
Sweet Cakes by Melissa, Gresham, Ore.
PORTLAND, Ore. — A same-sex couple in Oregon who tried to buy a cake for their wedding has filed a discrimination complaint against the bakery that turned them down on religious grounds. [...]

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‘Christian’ bakeries are OK with sinful celebrations… but not gay weddings

Thursday, May 30, 2013
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Two Oregon bakeries who cited their moral principles and religious convictions as the basis for refusing to bake wedding cakes for gay couples, are seemingly selective in which Biblical "sins" they are willing to accommodate. [...]

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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 [...]

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Lesbian couple denied service from bakery accepts offer by ‘Ace of Cakes’

Monday, February 11, 2013
Duff Goldman
A lesbian couple who were denied a wedding cake by a Gresham, Ore., bakery because they are gay, have accepted an offer by Baltimore pastry chef Duff Goldman, star of Food Network’s “Ace of Cakes,” to bake and deliver a free wedding cake. [...]

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

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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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