The Masterpiece Cakeshop battle echoes a similar case from half a century ago, they say.
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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
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.
Denver, Colorado’s Masterpiece Cakeshop has received a lot of attention as the Supreme Court weighs whether the bakery should have legally been allowed to refuse to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple, but an Oregon bakery’s case is still underway. Last week, the Oregon Court of Appeals ruled that Sweetcakes by Melissa did, […]
Is SCOTUS walking back its landmark commitment to equal rights for the LGBTQ community? Considering what could happen in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case and the high court's refusal to grant cert in Pidgeon, it seems like it. It's not as if this hasn't happened before. Show More Summary
Conservatives eager to justify discrimination against LGBTQ people highlight “religious freedom” as one of their primary arguments. If a business owner like Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshops, whose case is before the Supreme Court, doesn’t want to sell a wedding cake to same-sex couples because of his religious beliefs, they argue, he shouldn’t have to. […]
"He took this whole thing to a personal level."
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
President Trump's press secretary said her boss would have no problem with businesses hanging antigay signs that explicitly state they don't serve LGBT customers. Hours after oral arguments concluded in the Masterpiece Cakeshop caseShow More Summary
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
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
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
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GLAAD: Megyn Kelly Failed the LGBTQ Community and Viewers with Her Masterpiece Cakeshop Segment GLAAD released a statement today denouncing Megyn Kelly's interview with Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
FREE SPEECH FOR ME, BUT NOT FOR THEE: Two very wrong perspectives on Masterpiece Cakeshop John McGinnis: Consider, first, Linda Greenhouse: “in my opinion, if someone wants to be able to pick and choose his customers, he should bake for his friends in his own kitchen and stop calling himself a business.” On her view, people in […]
The closely watched Masterpiece Cakeshop case may be a far cry from Masterpiece Theater, but all eyes were certainly on Justice Kennedy during the case's oral argument. Commentators have long expected that Justice Kennedy would be the swing vote deciding the matter. Unfortunately for the commentators, Kennedy did not......
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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