Two Christians Appeal Ruling Forcing Them to Make Gay Wedding Invitations

Two Christian business owners of a stationery company are appealing a judge’s ruling that forced them to make invitations for same-sex weddings.

According to The Christian Institute, Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski run a business called Brush & Nib Studio, which specializes in invitations for weddings and other events.

The Christian women were threatened with a $2,500 fine and possible imprisonment if they did not accommodate their business to same-sex couples.

In order to prevent this from occurring, the business owners filed a pre-enforcement challenge against the city of Phoenix, Arizona.

Judge Karen Mullins of Maricopa County Superior Court ruled against Duka and Koski. In her ruling, Mullins stated that “the printing of same-sex persons’ names on wedding invitations does not hinder in any way plaintiffs’ independent exercise of (their) religious belief.”

Now, with the help of Alliance Defending Freedom, Duka and Koski are appealing Mullins’ decision.

ADF legal counsel Jonathan Scruggs commented on the case:

“Breanna and Joanna are happy to create custom art for all people; they simply object to being forced to pour their heart, imagination, and talent into creating messages that violate their conscience,” he said.

“Phoenix must allow them and any other artists to make their own decisions about which messages they will promote. That’s why we intend to appeal this decision,” he added.


One comment

  1. I agree with Joanna and Breanna, are we to be forced as Christians to disobey God as confirmed in the Scriptures below, what we do and agree with reflects our Heart focus, so do we by our Actions show what God tells us is evil is good and why does He tell us Homosexuality is evil because He knows the Suffering, Heartache and Death it causes and He seeks to Protect us.

    Where does Aid’s come from? it has been proven Medically not to be a Virus, Think about it….

    Isaiah 5:20 Woe unto them that call evil good and good evil that put darkness for Light and Light for darkness that put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! K.J.V

    Romans 1:26-27 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections for even their Women did change the natural use into that which is against Nature and likewise also the Men leaving the natural use of the Woman burned in their lust one toward another; Men with Men working that which is unseemly and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

    Psalm 94:23 And He shall bring upon them their own iniquity and shall cut them off in their own wickedness yea The Lord our God shall cut them off.

    Romans 8 :12-15 Therefore brothers we have an obligation but it is not to the Sinful nature to Live according to it or if you Live according to the Sinful Nature you will die but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body you will live because those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

    Christian Love and Blessings – Anne.


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