Anti-Gay Oregon Bakery Owners Speak to Christian TV About LGBT “Mafia-Style” Tactics

Sweet Cakes
Because admitting they made a poor business decision would be too hard to cope with, the Kleins – owners of the now-closed Sweet Cakes in Oregon – have placed the blame not on their poor grasp of who primarily works in the wedding industry (LGBT and LGBT-friendly folks) but on those evil “Mafia-style tactics” gays that got them shut down for wanting to be “good” Christians. While they claim to merely want to “live their life” they made certain that others couldn’t do the same. And (in other media not included here) they even went so far as to say gays are being “intolerant” of their religion (they should really look up the meaning of that word and how it applies to people who discriminate against others and claim intolerance on the part of those being discriminated against). Here’s the “report” from the Christian Broadcasting Network (which conveniently leaves out the part where they violated state law and paints a picture of too innocent Christians being targeted by the LGBT community):



Tim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he’s worn several hats including leading on campus LGBT advocacy in the University of Missouri campus system, interning with the Colorado Civil Rights Division, and volunteering at advocacy organizations. You can learn more about him at his personal website.


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