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Christians Fined $135K for NOT Baking a Cake – the New American Justice

By now you know that a bakery has been fined $135,000 for not baking a cake for a lesbian wedding. Let that sink in. It’s not that the bakery refused to bake a cake; it only refused to bake a cake with a particular message on it.

Now we’re learning that Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, may end up losing their home. “This is intimidation and bullying — that’s exactly what it is,” Melissa Klein told Todd Starnes of Fox news in a telephone interview. “They are trying to strong-arm me into handing over $135,000 to the two [lesbian] girls, and if I win on appeal — they will never pay me back.”

The court should have told the disgruntled lesbians to (1) find a different baker or (2) bake their own cake, especially since same-sex marriages were not legal in Oregon at the time Melissa Klein refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding.

As I’ve pointed out in numerous articles, no one should be forced to produce a product for something they do not believe in. You don’t need the Constitution to establish such a principle as a freedom. It’s in inalienable right neither to be conferred nor taken away by a government or its courts. Should a British loyalist that owned a printing company have been forced to print the Declaration of Independence?

Companies refuse business every day in the United States for any number of reasons…

 

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Gary DeMar

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