Oregon bakery refuses cake for same-sex wedding

"Tolerance is sweet" signs

People gather to protest the bakery that refused to make a same-sex couple a wedding cake. The bakery is now being investigated for violation of state discrimination legislation. Photo: Robert Dinwall/KOIN

BY ZACK FORD
ThinkProgress

A couple who runs a bakery in Oregon has refused to provide a wedding cake for a same-sex couple planning to marry, claiming it’s against their beliefs. Sweet Cakes by Melissa owner Aaron Klein explained to one of the brides-to-be and her mother that they could not provide a cake, prompting the women to walk out and disgust. Klein says he cannot approve of a same-sex wedding.

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