Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, June 11, 2018

Supreme Court Rules for Colorado Baker in Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

From CNN:

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake to celebrate the marriage of a same sex couple because of a religious objection.

The ruling was 7-2.

The court held that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed hostility toward the baker based on his religious beliefs. The ruling is a win for baker Jack Phillips, who cited his beliefs as a Christian, but leaves unsettled broader constitutional questions on religious liberty.

Read more here.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2018/06/supreme-court-rules-for-colorado-baker-in-same-sex-wedding-cake-case.html

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