Despite the armistice with the state, the specter remains that another complaint could be made.
Alliance Defending Freedom
Anti-Discrimination Or Religious Freedom? The Masterpiece Question Is Back In Arizona, Colorado Courts
Because SCOTUS didn’t settle the looming question on whether the First Amendment guarantees of religious freedom are more important than a state or city’s anti-discrimination laws, similar cases are again simmering in lower courts.
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.
Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the opinion for the court, which voted 7-2 to reverse a lower court's ruling.
The Arizona-based conservative legal organization has won five cases in the Supreme Court over the past three years.
Oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission will be heard Dec. 5.
The Newseum hosts a debate as the gay wedding cake case, Masterpiece Cake Shop vs. the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, case goes before the U.S. Supreme Court.