They can have their cake and eat it, too â€” just not if itâ€™s decorated for a so-called â€śsame-sex wedding.â€ť Thatâ€™s the upshot of a 7-2 Supreme Court ruling today in favor of Jack Phillips (shown), a Colorado baker persecuted by his state after refusing to craft such a cake for a pair of homosexuals.
Liberal justices Elena Kagan and Stephen Breyer and â€śswing voteâ€ť justice Anthony Kennedy joined the courtâ€™s four conservatives in siding with Phillips in the case, Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The SCOTUS found that the commission showed a hostility toward faith and violated Phillipsâ€™ â€śFirst Amendment rights to free exercise of religion since the regulations were not applied neutrally,â€ť as Christianity Today relates it.
Thatâ€™s putting it mildly. After all, around the time of Phillipsâ€™ woes, Colorado officials had actually â€śprotected several bakers who were charged with...
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Had it gone the other way, Chuck Hickey and the rest of the liberals would be saying this us HUGE. They would be sending people to Christian-owned establishments and trying to get them shut down ASAP. But the court didnâ€™t rule in their favor, so itâ€™s nothing to see hear, keep moving, no big deal. Thanks Jim for bringing the pro-LBGT perspective on this to a Christian forum