The biggest religious freedom case of 2017, Masterpiece Cakeshop, begins oral arguments today.
The case of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding gets its big day in court today. While Jack Phillips’s legal team has emphasized his right to artistic expression as a cake decorator, many following his US Supreme Court case focus on another legal matter at stake: religious freedom.
Jeffrey Toobin on the Supreme Court arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, which deals with whether a Christian baker can discriminate against gay couples who ask for a wedding cake.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case Tuesday that asks whether a baker in Colorado can legally ignore his state’s non-discrimination law by refusing to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
To the editor: Jack Phillips, owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., who refused to serve same-sex couples, is in the wrong line of business. (“The ‘gay wedding cake’ case isn’t about religious freedom or free speech,...
(Paul Mirengoff) The Supreme Court heard oral argument today in the Colorado cake maker case. The issue is whether Colorado can coerce a baker, Jack Phillips, into making a custom cake for a gay wedding when he objects to gay marria...