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Florist Barronelle Stutzman v. Ferguson/WA State

Case #: 13-2-88971-5
Court Level: Benton County Superior Court
Date Filed: 16 May 2013
Date of Appeal:


  • Barronelle Stutzman countersued the Attorney General and state following the suit brought against her by the Washington Attorney general (seeWA State v. Florist Barronelle Stutzman above).
  • The countersuit, filed by an anti-gay group called Alliance Defending Freedom, argues that Ferguson’s suit is attempting to force Barronelle Stutzman to act contrary to her religious convictions in violation of her freedoms under the state constitution.