Gresham bakers who were sued for not serving a same-sex couple said they are taking their case to the U.S. Supreme Court after the Oregon Supreme Court denied their request for an appeal.
In 2013, Aaron and Melissa Klein refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple saying it would violate their religious beliefs.
In 2016, they filed a lawsuit against the state of Oregon claiming they lost their bakery business for acting on their religious beliefs.
The Kleins said their constitutional rights to religious freedom, free speech and due process were violated.
However, the court ruled the Klein’s broke the law because business owners can't discriminate based on sexual orientation.
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.
Despite this, the Oregon Supreme Court said it will not hear another appeal on the Klien case.
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