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Colo. GOPers Vote Against Funding Commission Invoved in Cakeshop Case

They insist they don't want to defund the Colorado Civil Rights Commission indefinitely, but Democrats aren't buying it.

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PAYBACK: Colorado Republicans Vote To Defund Civil Rights Commission That Ruled Against Anti-Gay Baker

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Denver Post reports: Republican members of a powerful budget committee in the legislature on Thursday voted to withhold funding for the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a move that could be revisited but which quickly stoked political outcry from Democrats and the LGBT community. Show More Summary

Civil Rights Commission convenes exactly where it should

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Raleigh is ground zero for unconstitutional voter suppression tactics: Some people say it was fitting for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to take testimony about the state of voting across the country in the capital city of a state...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Tries to Draw a Line Around Gay Wedding Cakes

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

If decorating a cake counts as constitutionally protected speech, what doesn't count? That was the question at stake during Supreme Court oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case—which centers...Show More Summary

'This happens all the time': why a gay couple took their cake case to the supreme court

last monthHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Charlie Craig, left, and David Mullins wait to speak to journalists after the US supreme court argued the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v Colorado Civil Rights Commission in December in Washington. In July 2012, Charlie Craig and David Mullins went shopping for a wedding cake at a bakery in Lakewood, Colorado.

Who Is Frankie Muse Freeman? Civil Rights Activist Dies At The Age Of 101

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Frankie Muse Freeman, a civil rights activist and the first woman to be appointed to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, has died.

Iconic civil rights activist Frankie Muse Freeman dies at 101

last monthNews : USAToday: News

She was the first woman to be appointed to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.        

Throwing Money at Educational Disparities

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released a report today entitled “Public Education Funding Inequity in an Era of Increasing Concentration of Poverty and Resegregation.” The gist of the report is, “spend more money. Lots.” This novel...Show More Summary

Masterpiece Cakeshop’s Defenders Are Reviving Arguments Used to Justify Racial Apartheid

Even if the United States Supreme Court does the right thing in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission and comes to the doctrinally easy conclusion that it is not a violation of the First Amendment for government to...Show More Summary

A Wedding Cake and the Blessings of Liberty

This week, the Supreme Court hears Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Jack Phillips, proprietor of Masterpiece Cakeshop, refused to create a wedding cake ordered for a same-sex marriage

Ron Paul: Government Should Leave Bakers Alone

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Last week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case stems from the refusal of Masterpiece Cakeshop, a bakery, to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Show More Summary

Supreme Court's wedding cake case isn't about faith, religious leaders warn

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

The Supreme Court wrestled with a clash between religious freedom and LGBTQ rights last week when justices heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Read morethis | Linking Blogs | Comments

The Cake Is Just the Beginning

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case that centers on an anti-gay baker in Colorado who claims a First Amendment right to ignore state law and refuse service to same-sex couples. Show More Summary

Yesterday The Supreme Court Jolted LGBTQ People With A Frightening Reality

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Inside the U.S. Supreme Court this week for the oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, I couldn’t help but look at Justice Neil Gorsuch and imagine how things would be if Merrick Garland were rightly sitting in that chair.

Baking Chaos: Masterpiece Cakeshop Argument Misses the Mark

Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/Sipa via AP Images Protesters gather in front of the Supreme Court building on the day the court is to hear the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission T oday’s oral argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Show More Summary

No Matter Who Takes the Cake, What Christians Should Do Next Is Clear

Religious liberty and civil rights Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case, as you may have heard, involves Colorado baker Jack Phillips, who in 2012 refused to make a cake for the same-sex wedding of David Mullins and Charlie Craig. Show More Summary

SCOTUS to Decide Between Religious Freedom or Civil Rights - Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

3 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The battle over the right for a Christian baker to deny making a custom wedding cake for a gay couple began in 2012 and has made it to the highest court in the land. How did we get here and what is being argued?

These are the conservative legal groups behind the Masterpiece Cakeshop case

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, in which baker Jack Phillips is arguing that his deeply held evangelical Christian beliefs should exempt him from having to bake a cake for the wedding of two men — even though his refusal to serve them violated Colorado’s anti-discrimination law. To better […]

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