The Oregon-based Sweet Cakes bakery has been ordered to pay $135,000 in damages for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple for their ceremony. In December of 2017, the Oregon State Court of Appeals upheld the decision to force the bakery to pay the couple for damages.
The wary cat has a theory of the world: “Stove burns you. Stay away from stove.”
It is a bedrock American principle that governments cannot discriminate against religious citizens and institutions.