Cynthia and Robert Gifford own a farm near Albany, New York, and rent their facilities a few times a year for special occasions. Now, they face $13,000 in fines because they didn’t feel comfortable opening their facilities to a lesbian couple’s wedding.
The Giffords, who live on the property, are Christians and felt it went against their beliefs to host a gay ceremony. While the Giffords offered their farm for the reception, that didn’t satisfy the couple, who sued for discrimination under New York’s Human Rights Law. To read the full story visit the author of this article at this link: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/12/16/edit-religious-freedom-michigan/20499235/
Source: The Detroit News