Bakers Accused of Hate Get Emotional Day in Court

The ongoing battle between gay rights and religious liberty escalated Thursday as husband-and-wife bakers in Oregon appealed their case after being ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for declining to make a cake for a same-sex wedding.

“Everything up to this point has been administrative hearings,” Aaron Klein, co-owner with his wife Melissa of the since-closed bakery, told The Daily Signal afterward.
“Every time we tried to make a constitutional argument it was stomped on, because it was administrative law,” he said. “But now we’re finally in a courtroom where the Constitution and due process can be argued on a level we haven’t seen before. I’m looking forward to seeing the outcome.”
In court, an attorney for the Kleins again argued that designing and baking a cake to celebrate a same-sex marriage would violate the bakers’ Christian faith. [ReadMore…]

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3 thoughts on “Bakers Accused of Hate Get Emotional Day in Court

  1. This almost seems to have been a vindictive issue. The Kleins had served either one or both of this couple before. They show their love to every person they serve but cannot violate God’s laws. What is so scary for me is the world will not honor or even recognize this anymore. I hope their appeal is upheld.

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