After anti-gay controversy, Indiana’s Memories Pizza reopens

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WALKERTON, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana pizzeria that closed after its owner said his religious beliefs wouldn’t allow him to cater a gay wedding opened April 9 to a full house of friends, regulars and people wanting to show their support.

“It’s a relief to get going again and try to get back to normal,” said Kevin O’Connor, owner of Memories Pizza.

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Indiana restaurant raises $160,000 after supporting ‘religious freedom’ law

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Supporters of an Indiana pizza restaurant that was thrust into the national spotlight after one of its owners said she wouldn’t cater a gay wedding have raised more than $160,000.

Donations for Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Indiana, have poured in to the website gofundme.com on April 2 to help “relieve the financial loss endured by the proprietors’ stand for faith.” The site had collected 5,777 donations totaling $163,621 as of 1:15 p.m. Thursday in New York.

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Indiana restaurant to gays: No pizza for you!

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South Bend, Ind. – Less than a week after Indiana Governor Mike Pence told George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s This Week that the new “religious freedom” law had nothing to do with discriminating against gays and lesbians, an Indiana pizza restaurant owner has decided to use the law to discriminate against gays and lesbians.

“If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide pizzas for their wedding, we would have to say no,” said Crystal O’Conner to WBND News 57 in South Bend, Indiana.

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