By Bob Unruh
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday ruled on narrow grounds in favor of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to lend his artistry to a wedding cake for a same-sex duo, scolding state officials for violating the U.S. Constitution by showing hostility to religion.
The dispute is over a demand by a homosexual duo that Jack Phillips’ Masterpiece Cakeshop provide them with a same-sex wedding cake at a time when same-sex marriage was illegal in the state.
Phillips cited his Christian faith in refusing the request, and the duo then summoned the power of a left-wing state Civil Rights Commission, which ordered Phillips and his staff to go through reindoctrination.
In a 7-2 vote, the court ruled Colorado violated the U.S. Constitution’s Free Exercise Clause by showing hostility toward Phillips’ sincerely held religious faith. Click here to continue reading.