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Iowa Christians Stop Offering Wedding Services After Being Sued By Gay Men

Monday, April 13, 2015 11:17
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Gortz Haus Gallery, a flower shop, restaurant, and wedding venue in Grimes, Iowa, will no longer be offering marriage services. The Christian owners of the facility made the decision to stop offering wedding services after finding themselves embroiled in a gay marriage legal battle.

Betty and Dick Odgaard, the Christian owners of Gortz Haus Gallery, operated the business for 13 years before they made national headlines in 2013. The owners opted against hosting the gay marriage ceremony for Lee Stafford and Jared Ellars and sparked a nationwide debate about same-sex marriage and religious freedom in the process. Click here to read more about the Gortz Haus Gallery decision to stop offering wedding services because of lawsuit by gay men.

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