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NI: Equality Commission Threaten Legal Action Against Bakery

NI: Equality Commission Threaten Legal Action Against Bakery

In an ongoing saga that saw a bakery in Northern Ireland refuse to cater to a gay rights activist, the Equality Commission has now threatened legal action. The activist, Gareth Lee, from Omagh, requested a cake to be baked with the words “Support Gay Marriage” on it, above a picture of Bert & Ernie, of […]

Northern Ireland: Christian Baking Company Refuses To Bake ‘Support Gay Marriage’ Cake

Northern Ireland: Christian Baking Company Refuses To Bake ‘Support Gay Marriage’ Cake

A baking company in Northern Ireland are facing legal action from the British Government, after the company refused to bake a cake for a novelty cake in support of equal marriage. Ashers Baking Company, based in Newtownabbey in County Antrim, refused to bake a novelty cake featuring the Sesame Street characters, Bert & Ernie, alongside […]