A Christian Couple Who Refused To Bake Cake For Gay Marriage Raise More Than 3,000$ Funds

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Christian couple refused to bake cake for gay marriage

A Christian couple who refused to “bake cake for a gay wedding” gets thousands of dollars after fundraising.

According to details, a Christian couple who owns a pastry shop in Portland, Oregon, declined an order to bake a cake for a lesbian couple. This couple stood steadfast on their Christian faith, had to face a lawsuit and lost the case eventually. However, the couple finally got rewarded with thousands of dollars for their steadfastness and courage.

The Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein are owners of a bakeshop “Sweet Cakes by Melissa,” refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple two years ago. The Christian couple maintained that “doing so would violate their faith.”

After this, the offended lesbian couple sought damages before a court in Oregon and claimed that they were discriminated against by the Christian bakers. In due course, the court ruled in favour of the lesbian couple. The court issued orders to the Christian owners of the bakery shop to pay $135,000 in damages to the lesbian claimants.

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The Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein are owners of a bakeshop “Sweet Cakes by Melissa,” refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple two years ago. The Christian couple maintained that “doing so would violate their faith.”

After this, the offended lesbian couple sought damages before a court in Oregon and claimed that they were discriminated against by the Christian bakers. In due course, the court ruled in favour of the lesbian couple. The court issued orders to the Christian owners of the bakery shop to pay $135,000 in damages to the lesbian claimants.

What’s more, the Christian couple were also forced to close their shop in January 2013 after strong criticism they had to face after the incident. As a result of this, the distressed Christian bakers sought financial help online through the crowd funding website “Continue To Give.”

This website is a platform for churches, missionaries, nonprofits, individuals and adopting parents. The Christian couple stated on their fundraising page that they have been “struggling financially ever since they were forced to close the doors of their bakery.” Moreover, they stated that their income has been “cut in half” after the incident with the lesbian couple.

As a consequence of their resolved stand while maintaining their Christian beliefs, the couple is able to raise a record-breaking amount of money on the website in a span of two months only. The funds outpoured amounted to $372,000, which is; more than double the $135,000 damages the court ordered them to pay the lesbian plaintiff.

Overjoyed at the outpouring of funds, Aaron Klein has encouraged other Christians all over the world to always take a firm stand for their Christian beliefs, in particular against same-sex marriage.

Aaron said, “For years, we’ve heard same-sex marriage will not affect anybody. I’m here firsthand to tell everyone in America that it has already impacted people. Christians, get ready to take a stand. Get ready for civil disobedience.”