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Old 10-01-2015, 07:43 PM
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Default From Bakers Who Refused to Make Cake for Lesbian Couple

The agency that ordered Aaron and Melissa Klein to pay $135,000 in damages for refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex couple began the legal process last week to seize the money the Oregon bakers are refusing to pay.
The baker's are being subjected to a huge, crippling fine to compensate the same sex couple for their disappointment. Surely this must be the finding of a court after the baker's were allowed to present a defense.

On July 2, Brad Avakian, commissioner of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, ordered the Kleins to pay $135,000 for the emotional, physical, and psychological damages they caused Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer for refusing to make a wedding cake.
But wait, the lesbian couple must have demanded this exorbitant payoff.

“We didn’t have a choice in how this was prosecuted,” Rachel Bowman-Cryer said. “We didn’t have a choice in the fine. If we had been given the option, we probably would have said: ‘Just apologize. Just say you’re sorry and go away.’”

Her wife, Laurel, added, “[W]e’re not asking for anything. We’ve never asked for a penny from anybody.”

So we have a bureaucrat crushing a small business to placate gay marriage zealots, a punishment far in excess of what the injured parties wanted. Welcome to the brave new world where gay marriage zealots dictate to government bureacracy and courts.

State Takes Legal Action to Seize $135K From Oregon Bakers
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