As of this morning, an online petition condemning Lakewood bakery Masterpiece Cakeshop
for its policy against working with gay weddings
has garnered well over 4,000 signatures. This weekend, for the second Saturday in a row, protesters gathered outside the store in an effort to convince owner Jack Phillips to change his mind. But that's not going to happen anytime soon. "If I didn't have strong convictions about the issue in the first place, it wouldn't have come up," Phillips tells Westword
. "None of the protests or anything will change that."
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