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Why the Supreme Court’s ‘gay wedding cake’ ruling won’t resolve religious freedom issues

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its long-anticipated ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

In a 7-2 decision, the justices sided with a Denver bakery owner who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.

  • David Mislin
  • The Conversation

The couple took the case to court in 2012 after the Christian baker turned down their business.

Pabo 1aA lower court ruled the baker violated Colorado’s public accommodations law, which forbids discrimination by businesses serving the public, including on the basis of sexual…

In the majority opinion, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote that…

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