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Colo. Cake Maker Appeals Order To Serve Gays

Tuesday Jan 7, 2014
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DENVER -- A conservative Christian organization is appealing a ruling against a suburban Denver baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony.

Alliance Defending Freedom filed an appeal Monday on behalf of Masterpiece Cakeshop. A judge last month ordered the shop to stop discriminating against gay couples.

The American Civil Liberties Union had filed a complaint against shop owner Jack Phillips on behalf of Charlie Craig and David Mullins, who were married in Massachusetts and wanted a wedding cake to celebrate in Colorado.

The complaint says that in July 2012, Phillips turned the couple away when he found out the cake was to celebrate a gay wedding.

ADF attorney Kristen Waggoner says "forcing Americans to promote ideas against their will undermines our constitutionally protected freedom of expression."

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  • Anonymous, 2014-01-07 19:00:53

    Too bad these assholes aren’t paying their own legal bills.


  • Anonymous, 2014-01-08 02:05:08

    Dose freedom of expression protect the right of a person to refuse a business transaction? What are the limits of "reserve the right to refuse service" Could I refuse service to every 100th customer?


  • Anonymous, 2014-01-08 07:22:34

    A cake is not an idea, you moron.


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