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  • Richland florist sues state for violating her religious freedom

    05/17/2013 9:13:22 PM PDT · by Rabin · 6 replies
    tri-cityherald ^ | May 16, 2013 | without attribute
    Richland — A Richland florist countersued the Washington attorney general (WAG), Thursday after he WAG filed a lawsuit against her for refusing to provide flower arrangements for a same-sex (male on male) marriage. Alliance Defending Freedom, a legal ministry that advocates for religious rights, filed the suit in Benton County Superior Court on behalf of Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers. ''Barronelle believes, as the Bible teaches, that marriage is defined by God as a union of man and woman,” The lawsuit argues (State Attorney General Bob Ferguson).. lawsuit filed (without any citizen complaint), on behalf of the state...