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Oregon bakery that refused to make wedding cake for lesbian couple closes shop

Sweet Cakes by Melissa owners post sign: 'This fight is not over'
Photo: KOIN

An Oregon bakery that made nationwide news when the owners refused to bake a cake for a lesbian wedding has closed its doors.

Sweet Cakes by Melissa owner, who had cited religious reasons for refusing to make the cake, wrote on their Facebook page over the weekend that they were converting into an 'in home bakery.'

On their Facebook page they state: 'We here at Sweet Cakes strongly believe that when a man and woman come together to be joined as one, it is truly one of the most special days of their lives.'

In January, owner Aaron Klein refused to take an order from a woman wanting a cake for her daughter's wedding to a female partner.

They are currently investigated by the Oregon's state Bureau of Labor and Industries for possible violation of one of the state’s anti-discrimination laws.

Television station KOIN reports that the closed bakery has a sign on its door which reads: 'This fight is not over. We will continue to stand strong. Your Religious Freedom is becoming not Free anymore. This is ridiculous that we can not practice our faith. The LORD is good and we will continue to serve Him with all our heart.'

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