Daniel McArthur said the company was taking a stand
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Bakery's general manager 'taking a stand'

A watchdog has confirmed it is taking legal action against a Christian-run bakery firm over its refusal to bake a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan.

The Equality Commission wrote to Ashers Baking Company earlier this year, after it declined a customer's order.

Daniel McArthur, the bakery's general manager, said he believed that marriage should be between a man and a woman.

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