State’s $135,000 fine for Christian bakers challenged as unconstitutional

Aaron and Melissa Klein were fined $135,000 for refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding.

An appeal has been filed with the Oregon Supreme Court over the state’s imposition of a $135,000 fine against Aaron and Melissa Klein for refusing to provide their cake artistry to a same-sex duo.

Much has changed since a state official prejudged their “offense” before he had the facts, threatened them with “rehabilitation,” announced the massive penalty and stood by while social media users threatened the lives of the bakery owners children.

For one thing, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected within weeks to announce its decision in a similar case brought by Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado.

In addition, the court refused to intervene in a Mississippi case, which left standing a state law that protects from retaliation or punishment people who believe marriage is the union of one man and one woman,



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