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Gag Order Issued Against ‘Sweet Cakes by Melissa’ Owners Who Were Fined $135,000 for refusing to Bake Cake for Same-Sex Wedding

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An Oregon official certified a ruling Thursday imposing a $135,000 fine against Christian bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.

The official then ordered the owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa not to speak publicly about their conscientious decision to follow their religious beliefs by not baking any cakes for same-sex weddings.

The company has gone out of business due to the legal battle.

An article by The Daily Signal, a publication of the Heritage Foundation, states that Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian ordered Aaron and Melissa Klein to “cease and desist” from openly professing that they won’t serve gay weddings because of their Christian beliefs.

Avakian cited an Oregon state law in his ruling:

“The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries hereby orders (the Kleins) to cease and desist from publishing, circulating, issuing or displaying, or causing to be published … any communication to the effect that any of the accommodations … will be refused, withheld from or denied to, or that any discrimination be made against, any person on account of their sexual orientation.”

On their Facebook page, the Kleins responded:

“This effectively strips us of all our First Amendment rights. According to the state of Oregon we neither have freedom of religion or freedom of speech.”

The Kleins say they will appeal the ruling.

SOURCE: CBN News

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