Colorado bakery refuses to bake for gay weddings comment (0)
August 16, 2012
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The owner of a Colorado bakery said in spite of picket lines and online petitions he will not change a store policy against baking wedding cakes for homosexual couples — a policy that critics call hateful and bigoted.
More than 5,300 people have signed an online petition calling on the Masterpiece Cake Shop to ends its policy banning gay wedding cakes. Several dozen people picketed the privately owned store in Lakewood, Colo.
Jack Phillips, the owner of the cake shop, said his ban on making cakes for gay weddings is a result of his religious beliefs. “I’m just going to do the best I can do to honor Jesus Christ,” he told the Denver Post.