An Indiana pizza shop that raised more than $800,000 in an online campaign for stating it would never cater a gay wedding, unknowingly catered its first gay wedding this month, and it was all captured on video.
Robin Trevino of the Illinois comedy group GayCo wanted Memories Pizza of Walkerton, Indiana, to be part of his special day, so he drove to the pizza shop, purchased some pizza and recorded his transaction.
The shop is known for being the first business to announce it would not cater a gay wedding following the passage of a March 2015 law that allows Indiana business owners to discriminate against customers based upon personal religious beliefs. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act caused numerous businesses and performers to boycott the state following the news of its passage.
Following the passage of the Indiana law, the O'Connor family described their pizza shop as a "Christian establishment," the Advocate previously reported.
"If a gay couple was to come in, like, say they wanted us to provide them pizzas for a wedding, we would have to say no," Crystal O'Connor told South Bend, Ind. TV station WBND.
Trevino was pleased he was able to be served by O'Connor, and the bill for catering his wedding came to just $27.80.
Guests were filmed eating the pizza at Trevino's wedding, which took place in Illinois, and he and his husband were even able to make the pizza part of a very special kiss in the video below: