A while ago we brought you the story of Melissa and Aaron Klein who used to own a bakery in Oregon. The Christian couple ran afoul of the homosexual lobby after they politely declined to bake a cake for a same-sex marriage celebration. Within months of the episode, the Kleins had to shutter their doors because of the pressure homosexual activists had placed on their vendors, and then to make matters worse, they found themselves being judged by the state’s unjust labor commission. When the sham trial concluded, the labor commissioner ordered the Kleins to pay the lesbian couple who had sued them $135K in damages!
After considerable thought and deliberation, the Kleins have decided not to pay the state-ordered damages to the lesbian couple.
The couple has filed an appeal of the state’s ruling, and their lawyers have asked the Bureau of Labor and Industries for a stay in paying the fine until after their appeal is heard, but the liberal activist labor commissioner who ruled against them, Brad Avakian, has denied their stay. Because of the government’s decision to deal unjustly with them, the Kleins have decided not to comply with the order.
In response to questions about the judgment, one of the family’s lawyers said “Our clients do not have a bond or irrevocable letter of credit in place and have no further plans to obtain either one.”
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