Jan 2, 2020

Will the Masterpiece Bakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Have a Lasting Impact on Future Cases Involving LGBTQ Rights?

Masterpiece Bakeshop - Gay Wedding Cake

On June 4th, 2018 The United States Supreme Court came to a 7-2 decision that made some raise their eyebrows. The decision was in favor of Jack Phillips, a talented baker, and owner of Masterpiece Bakeshop, who in 2012 opted not to bake a cake for the wedding of Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins, a homosexual couple. Phillips claimed that he would not make a cake for their wedding due to his religious beliefs as he felt that creating this cake would have him be involved in and endorsing the wedding celebration, something that his religion prohibits. He added as… Read more