“Washington Florist Who Refused Gay Wedding Job Says She ‘Had To Take A Stand’” | Huffington Post

Huffington Post (includes CBN video): “You have to make a stand somewhere in your life on what you believe and what you don’t believe,” Stutzman told CBN in the interview. “It was just a time I had to take a stand … and everybody will have to come to that same time in their business.” Echoing those sentiments was Dale Schowengerdt, senior legal counsel with the Alliance Defending Freedom, a religious freedom group which filed the countersuit on Stutzman’s behalf. “In America, the government is supposed to protect freedom, not use its intolerance for certain viewpoints to intimidate citizens into acting contrary to their faith convictions,” he told the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. “Family business owners are constitutionally guaranteed the freedom to live and work according to their beliefs