Lawyers for Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips, filed a federal lawsuit against the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and Gov. John Hickenlooper.
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The opinion is a surprise, as many legal experts believed a statewide vote was necessary to alter Colorado’s constitution to allow sports gambling.
Justice Kennedy was a supporter of gay rights, but he also weighed in on the conservative side for cases such as Citizens United.
The Republican senator wants to see a judge that will focus on interpreting the Constitution, and not pushing policy.
The justices at the high court cited last month's Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling in their decision to not hear the Arlene's Flowers case.
Washington courts will review the florist’s case for similar issues that were found with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission's case against Jack Phillips.
Phillips says the six years since his first encounter with Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig has been a trial for his Christian faith.
The couple who tried to order a wedding cake from Jack Phillips actually tried to avoid politics when they decided to get married.
The former commissioner made the controversial statements about religion that the Supreme Court cited in its ruling for baker Jack Phillips.
These legal skirmishes draw similar battle lines between religious freedoms and gay rights.