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Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Religion/Ethics,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/16-111

Divided Supreme Court ruling that Colorado’s antidiscrimination laws violated a baker’s free exercise of religion.  Baker Jack Phillips, proprietor of the cakeshop, refused on religious grounds, to bake a cake for the wedding of a gay couple.  From the Legal Information Institute of the Cornell University Law School