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Tastries Bakery owner faces discrimination case from the state
Cathy Miller heading to Kern County Superior Court
Posted: 12:28 PM, Feb 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-01 20:28:01Z
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The local bakery owner caught up in a legal battle over her
is heading to Kern County Superior Court on Friday.
refusal to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple
Cathy Miller, the owner of Tastries Bakery, is facing a discrimination case filed by the state.
Prosecutors say she discriminated against the couple in August because they are gay. Miller said because of her religious beliefs, she would not design a cake for them. She did refer them to another baker who would.
last week. The California Family Council will be
filed an opposition brief
before her court hearing on Friday.
leading a prayer in support of Miller
The couple was also already married for at least six months before they approached Miller, according to court documents.
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