New & Noteworthy:

Sweet Cakes by Melissa

Archives | Mentions:

Page 1 of 11

Family values group: Anti-discrimination laws are biased against Christians

Friday, January 24, 2014
Sweet-Cakes
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.

Filed under: , , , , ,

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.

Filed under: , , ,

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.

Filed under: , , , , , ,

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.

Filed under: , , , ,

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.

Filed under: , , , , ,

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

Thursday, May 30, 2013
gay-wedding-cake
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.

Filed under: , , , , ,

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.

Filed under: , ,

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.

Filed under: , ,

‘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.

Filed under: , , , , , , , ,

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.

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

Page 1 of 11