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SCOTUS Justices Divided in Case of Christian Baker Who Refused to Make Same-Sex Wedding Cake


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(Worthy News) - The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in the major religious freedom case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission which began when Colorado Christian baker Jack Phillips refused to create a wedding cake for a gay couple’s wedding because he disagrees with same-sex marriage.

Phillips is the owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver. He informed Charlie Craig and David Mullins in 2012 that he wouldn’t make a cake for their same-sex wedding due to his religious beliefs. They complained to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission who agreed that Phillips was violating the state’s anti-discrimination law. The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case in June.

Phillips is arguing that the Colorado ruling violates the Free Speech and Free Exercise Clauses of the First Amendment. He argues that, as an artist, he cannot be forced to make a cake in opposition to his views. [ Source: Townhall (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “SCOTUS Justices Divided in Case of Christian Baker Who Refused to Make Same-Sex Wedding Cake

  1. Should "I" be forced to business with everyone that the government tells me to?
    The answer to that is "NO", of course not. I'll do business with whom I want and NOT do business with whom I DON'T want.

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