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Right-Wingers Blame 'Gay Mafia Thugs' For Closing Sweet Cakes By Melissa

An Oregon bake shop that made headlines for refusing service to a lesbian couple has closed, the company announced on Facebook. Sweet Cakes By Melissa was ordered to pay $135,000 to Laurel and Rachel Bowman-Cryer after refusing to bake a cake for the couple’s 2013 wedding, a move that violated the state’s anti-discrimination laws. But the right-wing media isn’t blaming the bakery’s closure on the actions of owners Aaron and Melissa Klein.
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