Fellow Patriot: The voluntary financial generosity of supporters like you keeps our hard-hitting analysis coming. Please support the 2021 Year-End Campaign today. Thank you for your support! —Nate Jackson, Managing Editor

Dan Gilmore / August 19, 2015

Oregon Cake Baker Sends Cakes to LGBT Activists

You would not see this display during the struggle for civil rights.

Could you imagine, during the struggle for civil rights, a proprietor of a segregated diner that was subject to a sit-in later handing out boxed lunches to the protesters? What about the KKK mowing the lawn where a cross was burned the night before? This illustrates the difference between the fight against segregation in the ‘60s versus what the same-sex marriage activists are championing. In response to being ordered by the State of Oregon to pay $135,000 because they refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding ceremony, Aaron and Melissa Klein, who owned the bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa, baked cakes and sent them to the 10 biggest LGBTQ advocacy organizations on the West Coast. Melissa Klein told The Daily Signal, “They might just throw it in the garbage. They can do that, it’s OK. My hope is that they will see the feeling behind it, and just maybe understand.” The cakes are white with a red heart atop. In the heart are the words, “We really do love you!” And the Left argues that cakes are not speech. In sending the cakes, the Kleins show that they are not motivated by fear and hate, rather the will to live out their beliefs.

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!

★ PUBLIUS ★

“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.