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Wed Apr 1, 2015, 08:52 PM

13. Closed: Indiana Pizza Parlor That Won't Cater Same-Sex Weddings Because, Jesus


An Indiana family-owned pizza restaurant says they've had to close down after telling reporters they support Gov. Pence's anti-gay "religious freedom" law.

The O'Connor family in Walkerton, Indiana last night told reporters they would never refuse to serve gay people, but they could never cater a same-sex wedding. The owners of Memories Pizza for nine years, the O'Connors have religious images and ornaments lining the pizza parlor's walls and cash register stand.

"If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide pizzas for their wedding, we would have to say no," Crystal O'Connor told ABC 57 News. "We are a Christian establishment."

She says she fully supports Governor Pence's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, despite the firestorm surrounding the new law.

"I do not think it's targeting gays. I don't think it's discrimination," O'Connor said. "It's supposed to help people that have a religious belief."

Almost immediately, the restaurant's Yelp page and Facebook page were flooded with negative reviews.

It's gotten so bad that Kevin O'Connor says he's closing Memories Pizza, until things quiet down.

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