Religious intolerance round three

Dear Editor:
In 2012 Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips was sued by the Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD) for refusing to bake a wedding cake, for a gay couple, because of his deeply held Biblical beliefs. After he was found guilty by the CCRD, the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) appealed the case all the way to the U.S. Supreme court which ruled 7-2 that CCRD had violated the U.S. Constitution’s Free Exercise clause in Jack’s case. Thus in the first round, the Supreme court clearly ruled that Jack had been persecuted for not making a special cake for this gay couple.

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This story was posted on June 27, 2019.