Oregon court affirms damages against Sweet Cakes bakery owners

The Oregon Court of Appeals recently held that the owners of Gresham bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa violated a lesbian couple's civil rights and a state law prohibiting businesses from discriminating based on sexual orientation by refusing to bake them a wedding cake. The court affirmed the decision by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) and its damages award of $135,000 against Sweet Cakes. Read More...