May 15, 2013 at 7:41 AM
Hood River, Ore., bakery won’t make cake for lesbians
HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — A couple planning a marriage say they were denied a wedding cake by a Hood River baker because they are lesbians.
Erin Hanson and Katie Pugh told KATU when they went for a tasting at Fleur Cakes, owner Pam Regentin refused service because of the same-sex wedding.
Regentin said despite anti-discrimination law, she believes she has “the liberty to live by my principles.”
In February a bakery in Gresham also turned away a same-sex couple. The state Bureau of Labor and Industries is still investigating.
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