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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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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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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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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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Barronelle Stutzman

Washington Florist, Barronelle Stutzman, is Fined $1,000 for Refusing to Provide Flowers for Same-Sex Wedding

A Washington state florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding was fined $1,000 Friday, plus $1 for court costs and fees. Benton County Superior Judge Alexander Ekstrom's ruling gives Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene's Flowers and Gifts in Richland, Washington, 60 days to pay the state for her

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Christian Florist Rejects “Judas” Settlement Offer After Court Rules She Can’t Refuse Service to Homosexual Weddings

A florist rejected a settlement offer from Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Friday, days after a state judge ruled that her “relationship with Jesus” was not enough to justify her refusal to provide flower arrangements for the wedding of a same-sex couple. (more…)

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