Aaron and Melissa Klein
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Oregon Christian Bakers Ordered to Pay $135K After Refusing to Work Gay Wedding; Told to Stop Speaking About 'Obeying God, Not Man'

The Oregon Christian bakery owners who refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding on the grounds that it would violate their religious convictions have been ordered to pay $135,000 in emotional damages, and have also been prohibited from speaking about standing up for their Christian beliefs.

Answers in Genesis Ark Encounter project billboards going up in sixteen major cities across Kentucky in this undated image.

Ken Ham's AIG Advances Lawsuit Against Kentucky Over Life-Size Noah's Ark; State Argues Biblical Ark Is a Tool for Evangelism

Ken Ham's Answers in Genesis group is continuing its lawsuit against the state of Kentucky, accusing it of violating First Amendment religious freedom rights by denying its Ark Encounter project participation in the state tax incentive program because of its insistence on religious preference in hiring workers. The state is arguing that the Noah's ark theme park would be an evangelism tool.

Lakewood Church Is Not 'True Religion,' Claim Six Men From Controversial Church Group Arrested for Heckling Pastor Joel Osteen at Sunday Service

Lakewood Church, Hecklers

The six men arrested on Sunday for heckling pastor Joel Osteen at his Lakewood Church in Houston appeared in court on Friday and now face trespassing charges. The defendants, who are members of a controversial East Texas church, said they heckled the pastor during the Sunday service because they don't believe Lakewood Church is practicing "true religion."

Controversial Condom Portrait of Pope Benedict XVI Displayed by Milwaukee Art Museum, Catholics Call It 'Attack on Faith'

Pope Benedict XVI holds his last general audience in St Peter\'s Square at the Vatican February 27, 2013. The weekly event which would normally be held in a vast auditorium in winter, but has been moved outdoors to St. Peter\'s Square so more people can att

Roman Catholic Archbishop of Milwaukee Jerome Listecki has criticized a portrait of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI made out of 17,000 colored condoms and displayed at the Milwaukee Art Museum as an "attack on the faith." The museum is arguing that the portrait, called "Eggs Benedict," is only meant to spark a discussion about the pontiff's opposition to condoms as a method to battle AIDS.