U.S. Supreme Court hands victory to Colorado baker in landmark clash over religion, civil rights

Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Protesters 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 Dec. 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 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. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Colorado baker had the legal right to refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because of his own religious objections to same-sex marriage. The landmark 7-2 decision in favor of Jack Phillips, owner… Read More

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