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Supreme Court to hear Colorado baker’s plea in gay-wedding cake

June 26, 2017

The US Supreme Court has agree to hear the appeal of a Colorado court’s ruling that a baker violated the state’s anti-discrimination law by declining to prepare a cake for the wedding of a homosexual couple.

The baker, Jack Phillips, argues that the court rulign against him violated his First-Amendment rights to freedom of religion and freedom of expression. The Colorado case is one of many similar cases that have arisen in recent months, pitting the rights of bakers, caterers, and others against the newly established legal rights of same-sex couples.

 
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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Jun. 27, 2017 9:28 PM ET USA

    Bake the couple their cake and set an example of loving kindness!

  • Posted by: jalsardl5053 - Jun. 27, 2017 2:10 AM ET USA

    We pray they get it right.

  • Posted by: nix898049 - Jun. 26, 2017 11:27 PM ET USA

    Given they are the ones who invented these so call ed rights I'm truly puzzled that they would hear this appeal. Now, on the anniversary of Obergefell, I understand they have granted a right to make one parent disappear from a birth cert. if a genderless household wants to manufacture a child. Two moms? Two dads? No problem!