by Rachel Alexander | July 11, 2015 2:13 pm
Aaron and Melissa Klein, the owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, were ordered by the State of Oregon to pay $135,000 in damages to a lesbian couple for refusing to bake a cake for their wedding. If they don’t come up with the money by July 13, the state is threatening to place a lien on their home. They’ve also bizarrely been placed under a gag order that prohibits them from publicly speaking about their refusal to make cakes for same-sex weddings. The state’s Bureau of Labor and Industry (BOLI) Commissioner Brad Avakian is a vocal LGBT supporter and appears to be doing everything he can to ruin the couple. 
Fox News’ Todd Starnes reports,
Avakian’s strong arm tactics against the Christian bakers have outraged Christians across the nation.
“This guy would make Mussolini proud,” said Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research council. “This is a wannabe dictator.”
It certainly appears that Avakian and the state of Oregon have declared war on the Klein family.
“Not only do they want to drive them out of business, but they want to make them homeless,” Perkins told me.
The Kleins say they are filing a stay and do plan on appealing the state’s decision.
“Brad and his cohorts at BOLI have overstepped their constitutional rights in requiring me to cease and desist from my constitutional freedom,” Mr. Klein said. “I will fight them with every last breath I have.”
GoFundMe caved in to pressure and disabled a page that had been set up to raise money for the Kleins. The couple has already stated they are going to be forced to file for bankruptcy. While many of us are saying “lucky it didn’t happen to me,” who’s next? Florists? Bed and Breakfasts?
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