Posted by on November 19, 2021 11:03 am
Originally From: Pink News

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A florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding has now settled with the couple after a sprawling legal battle that reached the US Supreme Court.

Barronelle Stutzman, 77, from Washington State announced the settlement on Thursday (18 November), paying $5,000 (around £3,700) to Robert Ingersoll, eight years after she refused to provide flowers for his wedding.

She said that she has decided to retire and wished Ingersoll and his husband Curt Freed, who had been customers at Arlene’s Flowers for almost a decade, “the very best”. 

Ingersoll and Freed plan to donate the settlement to a local chapter of LGBT+ organisation PFLAG, and personally match the $5,000. 

Stutzman said in a statement from her attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom that the agreement allows her to “preserve her conscience” by not

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