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Christian 72-Year-Old Florist Fined for Refusing To Supply Flowers for Same-Sex Wedding Takes ‘Last Stand’ at Supreme Court

Barronelle Stutzman, also known as the "Christian grandma florist," is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal to reverse a Washington court's decision earlier this year that found her guilty of discrimination for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding. (more…)

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Tony Perkins Says These 3 Issues Will Make or Break Religious Liberty in America

Tony Perkins is gearing up the Family Research Council for a major fight over religious liberty in America. (more…)

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Some Christians Might Be Puzzled by President Trump’s ‘Vague’ Executive Order, But They Have No Reason to Fear

Some Christians might be puzzled by the president's executive order – because it doesn't specifically mention protections for people like the Vander Boon family in Michigan or Barronelle Stutzman in Washington. But fear not, friends. (more…)

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Michael Brown: Where’s the Outrage Over the Government Trying to Force Christians to Violate Their Faith?

The more you see something shocking, the less shocking it appears, and the more something outrageous happens, the less outrageous it seems to be. That is how a culture becomes desensitized, and that is how the abnormal becomes normalized. (more…)

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Conservative Leaders Speak Out Against ‘Devastating Blow to Religious Liberty’ After Washington Court Rules Against Christian Florist

Several conservative leaders and organizations are speaking out against the "devastating blow to religious liberty" after the Washington Supreme Court ruled that Christian grandma florist Barronelle Stutzman violated an anti-discrimination law for refusing to provide services for a same-sex wedding. (more…)

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Michael Brown Says Shame on Christian Leaders Who Stay Silent About Washington Supreme Court’s Ruling in Barronelle Stutzman Case

There is only one thing more appalling than the Washington Supreme Court's 9-0 ruling against religious liberty today. It is the silence of Christian leaders across America, leaders who choose convenience over confrontation, leaders who would rather be popular than prophetic, leaders who prefer the favor of people over the

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Washington Supreme Court Rules Against Christian Florist Who Refused to Provide Flowers for Homosexual Wedding

The Washington Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke the state’s anti-discrimination law, even though she claimed doing so would violate her religious beliefs. (more…)

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Washington Supreme Court Rules Against Christian Florist Who Refused to Serve Same-Sex Wedding; Lawyers Plan to Appeal to Supreme Court

The Washington Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke the state's antidiscrimination law. (more…)

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Religious Liberty of Christian Florist, Bakers Who Refused to Serve Same-Sex Couples In Courts’ Hands

A 71-year-old Washington florist and young Oregon bakers are among Christian small business owners awaiting court decisions on their right to refuse business violating their religious beliefs. (more…)

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Barronelle Stutzman, center, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Hundreds Show Up at Washington Supreme Court to Support Christian Florist Who Refused to Provide Flowers for Homosexual Wedding

Hundreds of supporters cheered on the Washington Christian grandmother and florist who was fined for declining to make floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding as she appeared before the state's Supreme Court on Tuesday for oral arguments in her appeal of an unfavorable lower court ruling. (more…)

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Hundreds of Supporters Encourage Christian Grandmother and Florist as She Appears Before Washington State Supreme Court for Not Working Homosexual Wedding

Hundreds packed a college theater Tuesday to hear arguments in the case of a Richland flower shop and the same-sex couple who say they were discriminated against when the owner refused to make arrangements for their wedding. (more…)

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70-Year Old Christian Florist Who Refused to Serve Same-Sex Couple’s Marriage Ceremony Takes Battle to Supreme Court

The Washington Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to hear the case of floral artist Barronelle Stutzman, whom the state attorney general and the American Civil Liberties Union sued for acting consistently with her faith. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing Stutzman filed a brief with the high court last month to challenge the state's and the

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Barronelle Stutzman, Owner of Arlene’s Flowers, Explains Why She Felt She Could Not Sell Flower Arrangements for a Homosexual Friend’s Wedding

Most people, seeing that headline, might think: “Shouldn’t it be ‘My Ex-Friend Is Suing Me?’ ” But Rob Ingersoll will always be my friend. Recent events [“Why true marriage equality matters to us,” Opinion, Nov. 1] have complicated — but not changed — that fact for me. (more…)

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Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis to Appear Tonight at Values Voter Summit with Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, Christian Cake Shop Owners, Others Targeted for Religious Beliefs

Washington, DC-Kim Davis, the Rowan County Clerk standing for natural marriage, will receive a "Cost of Discipleship Award" this evening on the stage of the Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington, D.C. Kim joins a quickly growing group of people who have experienced such things as

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Christian Florist In Midst of Same-Sex Wedding Storm Is Surprised by her Notoriety, Says ‘I’m a Little Grain of Sand’

The 70-year-old grandmother who owns a flower shop in Washington state and became a national figure for refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding says she was surprised her actions gained such notoriety and had often done business with the gay couple, whom she considered friends. (more…)

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