Campaign for Washington Florist Who Refused Gay Couple Nets $85,000

April 5, 2015 9:29 PM

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(RICHLAND, Wash.) — A florist in Washington state fined $1,000 for refusing to sell a same-sex couple wedding flowers and also facing a consumer-protection lawsuit filed by the state has netted more than $85,000 in a crowdfunding campaign.

The Seattle Times reports that nearly half of the money on the page set up in late February for Barronelle Stutzman, 70, came in the last several days.

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