For example, a baker says he would not bake a wedding cake for an LGBT wedding, but if an LGBT person came to buy a cake for their birthday or have a custom order they would happily place the order.
Essentially, they do not serve the function but do serve the person.
Most Helpful Girl
Yes, and the reasoning is simple. LGBTQ+ people are a protected class.
And especially in Oregon there were laws in place long before that bakery was started that said it is illegal to discriminate against people based on their sexual orientation. They broke the law. They need to face the consequences.1
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Most Helpful Guy
No, they should NOT be punished.
Should a black-owned business be FORCED to cater a KKK event? No, they have the right to say "no thanks."
Should a jewish-owned business be FORCED to cater a neo-nazi event? No, same reason.1