Are Wedding Cakes the New Lunch Counter?

Aaron Klein has found himself in a peculiar position. He is the owner and operator of Sweet Cakes, a bakery in Oregon. He has religious objections to homosexual conduct. When a woman attempted to purchase his services for her wedding to another woman, Klein refused to participate. Now he finds himself under investigation by state authorities, the target of vitriolic, self-parodying anti-hate campaigns, and facing the prospect of choosing between his business and his conscience.The discussion … [Read more...]