The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its long-anticipated ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
In a 7-2 decision, the justices sided with a Denver bakery owner who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.
- David Mislin
- The Conversation
The couple took the case to court in 2012 after the Christian baker turned down their business.
A lower court ruled the baker violated Colorado’s public accommodations law, which forbids discrimination by businesses serving the public, including on the basis of sexual…