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Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. An Indiana University professor examines opinions on businesses denying services to same-sex and interracial couples. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.
Denying wedding cakes to gay couples is not about religious freedom, IU study says
IU study: Denying wedding cakes to gay couples not about religious freedom
The owner, an evangelical Christian named Jack Phillips, refused to sell them one. Phillips made it clear to the gay couple that he would happily sell them other items: birthday cakes, cookies, and so on. He welcomes LGBT customers; he is simply unwilling to use his artistic talents in the service of a message that he deems immoral. In , not long after the commission announced its Masterpiece decision, William Jack attempted to buy a cake at Azucar Bakery in Denver, Colo. Leviticus
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Jose Andres, Elizabeth Falkner, and Carla Hall believe no other chef has the right to deny service to a same-sex couple. Instead, he offered to make them brownies. Phillips's defense is that he is an artist and a Christian whose artistic and religious freedoms are protected by the First Amendment. Other bakers who want the justices to recognize them as artists filed a brief in support of Phillips's case but does not take sides on the discrimination issue.
A Christian baker who claims a government order forcing him to bake wedding cakes for same-sex ceremonies infringes on his religious freedom, is taking his case to the Supreme Court. A gay couple, Charlie Craig and David Mullins, asked Masterpiece Cakeshop to bake a rainbow-themed cake for their same-sex wedding ceremony in July Craig and Mullins filed a complaint with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which found that Phillips and Masterpiece Cakeshop must produce cakes for same sex wedding ceremonies. Phillips has since stopped baking wedding cakes. The petition marks the first time the Supreme Court will hear an appeal of this nature.