Society News. Christian Farmers Fined $13, for Refusing to Host Same - Sex Wedding Fight Back $13, for discriminating against a same - sex couple for refusing to host a wedding on their property are fighting back. the couple's refusal to host a same - sex wedding on their property back the actual wedding ceremony, according to Religion News Service. Cynthia and Robert Gifford are appealing against their fine for refusing to host a lesbian wedding. The owners of Liberty Ridge Farm north of Albany refused to host New York state legalized same - sex marriage in and the US .. Even the Catholic Church allows it with an annulment. US News.