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Christian Bakers Who Declined to Make Cake for ‘Gay Wedding’ Ordered to Pay $135,000 to Lesbians

GRESHAM, Ore. — The owners of a Christian bakery in Oregon have officially been ordered to pay $135,000 in damages to two lesbians who claimed that they suffered emotionally after they were told that the bakery could not make a cake for their ceremony because of their convictions not to participate in others’ sins. As […]

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Mennonite Couple Who Stopped Hosting Weddings Due to Homosexual Lawsuit Now Shuttering Business

GRIMES, Iowa — A Mennonite couple that decided to discontinue hosting all weddings at their church-turned-art gallery after they became the subject of a discrimination lawsuit two years ago has now announced that they are closing their doors due to lack of sufficient income. As previously reported, Dick and Betty Odgaard operate The Gortz Haus Gallery, a […]

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Christian Bakers Fined for Declining to Print ‘Support Gay Marriage’ On Cake to Appeal Ruling

BELFAST — The Christian owners of a bakery in Northern Ireland have decided to appeal a ruling declaring them guilty of discrimination for declining to print the phrase “Support Gay Marriage” on a cake. As previously reported, in May of last year, Ashers Baking Company in Newtonabbey—named after Genesis 49:20—was approached by a same-sex “marriage” supporter to […]

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Judge Rules Christian Bakers Discriminated in Declining to Make ‘Support Gay Marriage’ Cake

BELFAST — A judge in Ireland has ruled against a Christian-owned bakery for declining to make a Bert and Ernie cake that was to be decorated with the phrase “Support Gay Marriage,” and has ordered them to pay a fine equating to nearly $800 U.S. dollars. As previously reported, in May of last year, Ashers Baking Company […]

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GoFundMe Changes Policy to Ban Fundraising for Those Accused of ‘Discriminatory Acts’

The popular crowdfunding site GoFundMe has changed its policy to ban fundraising for those merely accused of engaging in “discriminatory acts” just days after it shut down two fundraising campaigns for persecuted Christian businesses. As previously reported, last Friday, GoFundMe removed the page for Sweet Cakes by Melissa, which had been ordered to pay $135,000 in “emotional […]

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House Advances Effort to Overturn Abortion ‘Non-Discrimination’ Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives advanced an effort on Thursday to overturn a law that some say would ban religious groups from living out their beliefs about fornication and abortion when it comes to their hiring and firing practices. As previously reported, last December, the D.C. City Council unanimously passed the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination […]

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Court Upholds Right of Christian Company Not to Print T-Shirts With ‘Gay Pride’ Messages

LEXINGTON, Ky. — In the first decision of its kind upholding the rights of a Christian business, an appeals court has ruled that a Christian t-shirt company did not violate the law when it declined to print t-shirts for a local “gay pride” event. As previously reported, the Gay and Lesbian Services Organization of Lexington (GLSO) […]

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GoFundMe Shuts Down Fundraiser for Christian Bakers, Claims Money Was for ‘Illegal Purpose’

GRESHAM, Ore. — The popular fundraising site GoFundMe shut down a fundraiser Friday night for a Christian couple that was ordered to pay $135,000 in “emotional damages” to two lesbians, stating that the fundraising effort was for “illegal purposes” because the bakery had been found guilty of “discrimination” for declining to make a cake for […]

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Judge Seeks $135,000 Fine Against Christian Bakers for Declining to Make Cake for ‘Gay Wedding’

GRESHAM, Ore. — An administrative judge in Oregon has recommended that a Christian couple pay $135,000 in damages to two lesbians for declining to make a cake for their same-sex “wedding” due to their religious convictions. As previously reported, Aaron and Melissa Klein operate Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, which is now operated from […]

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Committee Votes to Advance Effort to Overturn Abortion ‘Non-Discrimination’ Act

WASHINGTON — A Congressional committee voted Tuesday night to advance an effort to overturn a law that some say would ban religious groups from living out their beliefs about fornication and abortion when it comes to their hiring and firing practices. As previously reported, last December, the D.C. City Council unanimously passed the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment […]

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