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Bakery Owners Won't Pay Gay Couple $135K for Cake Refusal

Claim it would cause 'financial ruin,' despite at least $515K raised via crowdfunding

(Newser) - A couple ordered by the state of Oregon to pay $135,000 in damages to a lesbian couple they refused to make a wedding cake for won't pay up—despite the fact that more than half a million dollars has been raised for them via crowdfunding, the Oregonian reports.... More »

Anti-Gay Bakery Raises Record Amount of Money

Company that refused wedding cake has received nearly $500K in donations

(Newser) - Things are working out for an Oregon bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Though Sweet Cakes by Melissa shut its doors and had to pay $135,000 in damages to the lesbian couple it refused, donors have responded in record-breaking fashion, reports NBC News... More »

Slice of Diana's Wedding Cake Sells for $1.4K

It's 33 years old now

(Newser) - Somewhere out there is what the Independent calls a "passionate group of royal cake collectors." And one member of that group shelled out $1,375 this week for a 33-year-old slice of cake served at Charles and Diana's wedding in 1981. "With best wishes from Their... More »

Bakery in Hot Water for Refusing Gay Wedding Cake

Oregon says owners guilty of discrimination

(Newser) - It's one of the more unusual front lines in the battle for gay rights: an Oregon bakery. The state declared yesterday that a Portland business called Sweet Cakes by Melissa violated the civil rights of a gay couple when it refused to make them a wedding cake, reports NWCN.... More »

Judge to Baker: You Must Serve Gay Weddings

Colorado cake-maker refused to contribute to same-sex ceremony

(Newser) - A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said today. The order from administrative law judge Robert N. Spencer said Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver discriminated against a couple "because of... More »

Gay Couple: Bakery Wouldn't Make Us Wedding Cake

They file discrimination claim in Colorado

(Newser) - Do you have a right to not bake a cake for someone? Or the right to not be discriminated against by cake bakers? That's the issue at hand in a Colorado discrimination claim. David Mullins and Charlie Craig went into Masterpiece Cakeshop hoping to get a wedding cake to... More »

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