Sweet Cakes Owners Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

The owners of a shuttered bakery fined by the state after refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple want to take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The former owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa filed a petition asking the high court to overturn the state’s order to pay $135,000 in emotional damages to the couple they turned away.  The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries imposed the damages after finding the Kleins had violated state anti-discrimination law. The state Supreme Court declined to hear the case.  That leaves the U.S. Supreme Court as the final avenue of appeal, but the odds it will hear the case are long.  Read more:  https://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2018/10/sweet_cakes_owners_appeal_to_u.html#incart_river_index