The Supreme Court is about to decide whether bakeries have to make wedding cakes

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Gay Wedding Cake' Case Poses a Major Threat to Civil

- alternet.org
06 Dec 2017
This already-famous case involves a married couple, David Mullins and Charlie Craig, who went into a Denver-area bakery called Masterpiece Cakeshop, seeking to buy a cake for their wedding reception. Upon finding out that the cake was destined to be consumed at a same-sex wedding, bakery owner Jack Phillips refused to sell them one.

Same sex wedding cake case makes it to the US Supreme

06 Dec 2017
The Bakery owner is also citing freedom of speech and expression, claiming he is a "cake artist." U.C. Hastings Professor of Constitutional Law, Matthew Coles says the justices will have to decide where to draw the line. "If making a cake for a wedding constitutes free expression, does making the flower arrangement?"
- abc7news.com

US Supreme Court 'divided' over gay wedding cake

- catholicherald.co.uk
06 Dec 2017
The case before the court at the end of 2017 was five years in the making, beginning in 2012 when Charlie Craig and David Mullins asked the Colorado baker, Jack Phillips, to make a cake for their wedding reception. Phillips refused, saying his religious beliefs would not allow him to create a cake honouring their marriage.

Why wedding cakes are at the center of the Supreme Court's next big case on LGBTQ rights ? Epeak

06 Dec 2017
The case goes back to 2012. In July of that year, Charlie Craig and David Mullins, a same-sex couple, went to Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, to try to buy a cake for a wedding reception. The owner, Jack Phillips, refused the request, arguing that due to his Christian beliefs, he opposed same-sex marriages and did not want to do anything that looked like an ...
- epeak.in

Justice Kennedy Wrestles With Wedding Cake Case at Supreme

- nbcbayarea.com
06 Dec 2017
Husbands Dave Mullins (left) and Charlie Craig sit for an interview with AFP before Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado is heard before the Supreme Court on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Washington, D.C. When the couple entered the Masterpiece Cakeshop bakery in a Denver suburb on July 19, 2012, they were giddy about choosing their wedding cake. The two men could not for a ...

SCOTUS Justices Divided in Case of Christian Baker Who Refused

06 Dec 2017
Phillips is the owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver. He informed Charlie Craig and David Mullins in 2012 that he wouldn't make a cake for their same-sex wedding due to his religious beliefs. They complained to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission who agreed that Phillips was violating the state's anti-discrimination law. The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case in ...
- townhall.com

Supreme Court seems divided in case of baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a same The Washington

- washingtonpost.com
06 Dec 2017
Dec. 5, 2017 Demonstrators rally in front of the Supreme Court building on the day the court is to hear the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission in Washington. Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins filed a complaint with the commission after conservative Christian baker Jack Phillips refused to sell them a wedding cake for their same-sex ceremony. Chip ...

Religious Baker Wedding Cake Case is Dividing Supreme

06 Dec 2017
A constitutional case concerning a wedding cake attracted a large number of activists on both the competing sides to Supreme Court on December 5 . The case, which attracted considerable media attention, concentrates on the discrimination faced by the LGBT community. The case is essentially artistic and religious convictions versus discriminatory practices. The Judges of ...
- worldreligionnews.com

Supreme Court Mulls Wedding Cake

- rousernews.com
06 Dec 2017
In July 2012, Jack Phillips famously declined to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, but offered to make the couple any other baked good. The couple stormed out of the bakery, and shortly after that Phillips began receiving phone calls from people harassing and even threatening him. Rather than responding with anger, he interpreted the calls as an opportunity to pray for ...

U S Supreme Court hears case of Christian who refused to bake gay 'wedding' cake

06 Dec 2017
In 2012, a same-sex couple asked Phillips to create a cake for their "wedding." Phillips is a Christian who won't bake cakes celebrating Halloween, divorce, or bachelor parties. He referred the couple to another baker who was willing to participate in their union.
- lifesitenews.com

Supreme Court hears why baker refused to make a wedding cake for gay couple

- nbcnews.com
06 Dec 2017
Much of Tuesday's 80-minute argument involves what-ifs. If a cake is a form of expression, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg asked, what about flowers, the invitation or the wedding menu? Justice Elena Kagan, in the same vein, asked what about the make-up artist or the hairdresser?

A Supreme Court Clash Between Artistry And The Rights Of Gay Couples

06 Dec 2017
When Mullins, along with Craig and his mother, arrived at the shop, bakery owner Jack Phillips greeted them politely, but, as soon as he realized who the wedding cake was for, Phillips instantly knew this was "not a cake that I can make." And he informed them that he did not make cakes for same-sex weddings.
- npr.org
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