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A do-over for Sweet Cakes

Religious Liberty | The U.S. Supreme Court sends a Christian bakery case back to the lower courts
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/18/19, 06:00 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out the Oregon Court of Appeals decision against Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein and told the judges to take another look.

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Associated Press/Photo by Everton Bailey Jr./The Oregonian

Supreme Court orders review of Oregon gay wedding cake case

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/17/19, 01:15 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out an Oregon court’s discrimination ruling against a Christian couple who declined to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding because of their religious convictions, ordering state judges to review the case. Rachel Bowman-Cryer had sued Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of the now-closed Sweet Cakes by Melissa bakery in Gresham, Ore., after she requested a cake for her marriage to another woman in 2013. The Kleins were forced to pay a $135,000 fine after an Oregon judge ruled against them.

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Associated Press/Photo by Evan Vucci (file)

More groups sue over HHS religious liberty rules

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/12/19, 01:04 pm

Two more organizations sued the federal government Tuesday to block conscience protection rules President Donald Trump announced for religious healthcare workers last month. The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association and Public Health Solutions Inc. filed suit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in federal court in New York.

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