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Candace Cameron-Bure Defends Bakery in Debate With Raven Symone on "The View"

By Marisa Dabney | Jul 23rd, 2015

"The View" co-host Raven-Symone had an impassioned argument about an Oregon bakery with guest co-host Candace Cameron-Bure on the July 7th, 2015 episode of "The View." The conflict arose during a Hot Topic called "Let Them Eat Cake" about a husband and wife owned Oregon bakery fined $135,000 for refusing to provide a wedding cake for a lesbian couple's wedding. Candace Cameron-Bure felt the bakery had the right not to provide a cake for a same-sex wedding, based on their beliefs, and should not have been charged.

"The View" Co-hosts Get into Heated Debate Over Same-Sex Wedding Cake Hot Topic|Hot Topic: Let Them Eat Cake?|An Oregon bakery was fined $135,000 for refusing to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Candace Cameron Bure feels the bakery had the right not to provide a cake for a same-sex wedding and should not have been charged. Raven-Symone disagrees. Whoopi sums up the argument stating that just because you have a certain set of values and beliefs does not mean you can deny someone else theirs. Watch "The View" WEEKDAYS at 11e|10c|p.

Raven-Symone vehemently disagreed feeling that it violates a persons civil rights to be discriminated against due to sexual orientation. This issue was personal to her as someone who has been in relationships with both men and women. 

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Whoopi broke the tension, finger waving and water throwing by stating everyone has the right to believe what they want. Candace and Raven-Symone eventually hugged it out.