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  • How I Predict Divorce Based on the Wedding Cake

    05/30/2014 7:00:51 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 67 replies
    Kevin A. Thompson ^ | Apr 12, 2013 | Kevin A. Thompson
    As a pastor who regularly performs weddings, I can tell that some couples are more likely to divorce than others. It’s not most evident in pre-marital counseling or private comments made before the service. I can’t see it as the vows are said or rings exchanged. It’s not even in the kiss. As a pastor, I can predict the likelihood of divorce based on how the wedding cake is exchanged. I’ve been performing wedding ceremonies since I was 18. One of the first ceremonies I performed was pretty routine. Everything went without a hitch until it came time for the...
  • Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake

    06/06/2013 2:33:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 70 replies
    AP ^ | 6/6/2013 | IVAN MORENO
    A gay couple is pursuing a discrimination complaint against a Colorado bakery, saying the business refused them a wedding cake to honor their Massachusetts ceremony, and alleging that the owners have a history of turning away same-sex couples. As more states move to legalize same-sex marriage and civil unions, the case highlights a growing tension between gay rights advocates and supporters of religious freedom. "Religious freedom is a fundamental right in America and it's something that we champion at the ACLU," said Mark Silverstein, the legal director of the group in Colorado, which filed the complaint on behalf of the...
  • No fine for Oregon baker who refused service to gay couple

    03/21/2013 5:35:43 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 37 replies
    MyNorthWest ^ | 20 March 2013 | Linda Thomas
    After all the fuss about an Oregon baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, the state says there is "not an investigation into this issue." The dispute involves a Portland woman, her fiancee and fiancee's mother. In February, the mom and one of the brides-to-be went to Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham to order a wedding cake. Aaron Klein, who runs the bakery with his wife, says same-sex marriage goes against his Christian faith so he would not make a wedding cake for the couple. After that, the small bakery gained international attention with...
  • Refusal brings reward ... and retribution

    11/22/2011 1:12:49 PM PST · by massmike · 6 replies
    onenewsnow.com ^ | 11/22/2011 | Charlie Butts
    Business is booming for a Des Moines cake-maker who took a stand for her faith when she was approached by a lesbian couple for a wedding cake. Victoria Childress, owner of Victoria's Cake Cottage, tells OneNewsNow the couple arrived for a taste testing. "But at that point I just said, I have to tell you that I'm a Christian, and because of my Christian convictions I cannot do your cake," she says. Childress has stated she did not belittle the couple. In fact, she tells OneNewsNow that she provided the lesbians names of some bakeries that might be willing to...
  • Michelle Obama's Dream Wedding Cake

    08/22/2011 12:36:02 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 8-22-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Given her known preference when it comes to putting her dietary hypocrisy on display, this would make a lot of sense...
  • FBI raid Queens, NY home in terror investigation

    09/14/2009 12:50:55 PM PDT · by Fali_G · 650 replies · 21,606+ views
    BULLETIN -- NEW YORK POLICE AND FBI RAID HOMES IN QUEENS IN TERRORISM INVESTIGATION.6 minutes ago from BNO Headquarters
  • "Terror Suspect's Computer Said to Show Sports Stadiums, Fashion Sites"

    09/19/2009 2:23:40 PM PDT · by kozanne · 15 replies · 1,557+ views
    ABC News "The Blotter" ^ | 9-19-2009 | RICHARD ESPOSITO, BRIAN ROSS and CLAYTON SANDELL
    Terror Suspect's Computer Said to Show Sports Stadiums, Fashion Sites Officials Report Denver Man Sent Texts Suggesting Attack Coming; 'Wedding Cake' Is Ready By RICHARD ESPOSITO, BRIAN ROSS and CLAYTON SANDELL Sept. 19, 2009 --snip-- A computer belonging to alleged al Qaeda suspect Najibullah Zazi showed he had researched baseball and football stadiums and sites used in the recent Fashion Week event in New York City, law enforcement officials tell ABCNews.com. Zazi, 24, had been scheduled to spend a fourth day today being questioned by the FBI but his lawyer, Arthur Folsom, canceled the session. "He has taken the day...
  • Terror Suspect's Computer Said to Show Sports Stadiums, Fashion Sites

    09/19/2009 11:24:23 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies · 1,295+ views
    abc "The Blotter" ^ | Sept. 19, 2009 | RICHARD ESPOSITO, BRIAN ROSS and CLAYTON SANDELL
    A computer belonging to alleged al Qaeda suspect Najibullah Zazi showed he had researched baseball and football stadiums and sites used in the recent Fashion Week event in New York City, law enforcement officials tell ABCNews.com. As the 24-year-old was being questioned for a fourth straight day by FBI agents about his alleged ties to al Qaeda, law enforcement officials said the Denver man's computer showed he had researched baseball and football stadiums and sites used in the recent Fashion Week event in New York City. Zazi, 24, was scheduled to be questioned for a fourth straight day today by...