Following Her Faith, a Christian Baker is Asking for Protection From State Court

‘Under enormous pressure from the LGBTQ community to embrace the ideology of sexual and gender radicals, many Christians are folding’

By Published on January 31, 2024

TUPELO, Miss. — Cathy Miller, a Christian baker at Tastries bakery in California, is asking for the state court to protect her rights in order to operate her bakery in accordance with her faith. To coincide with her religious beliefs, Tastries does not design cakes that depict pornographic or gory images, drug use, or messages that are demeaning to others. For over six years, Miller’s Tastries bakery has encountered countless comparisons between her religious beliefs and how they harm “the dignity of all Californians.”

American Family Association (AFA, www.AFA.net) President Tim Wildmon speaks to how many Christians are giving in to LGBTQ ideologies and not standing firm in their beliefs.

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“Under enormous pressure from the LGBTQ community to embrace the ideology of sexual and gender radicals, many Christians are folding,” said Wildmon. “They prefer to say nothing rather than risk being labeled as a bigot or hater. But there are some champions — like Cathy Miller — who stand firm under the hailstorms from the left, maintaining fidelity to Christ and the truth of Scripture. The faithful in the body of Christ should stand in prayer with Cathy and others like her, asking God Almighty for grace and strength in the battle.”

 

For over 40 years, AFA has operated within the mission to inform, equip, and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture and give aid to the church here and abroad in its task of fulfilling the Great Commission. Founded in 1977, AFA has long been on the front lines of America’s culture war. Today, AFA is one of the largest and most effective pro-family organizations in the country, with nearly a million online supporters and approximately 110,000 subscribers to The Stand (formerly known as the AFA Journal), the ministry’s monthly magazine.

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