Tag Archive | Jack Phillips

US: Supreme Court Hears Cake Case Arguments That Will Impact Anti-Discrimination Law

US: Supreme Court Hears Cake Case Arguments That Will Impact Anti-Discrimination Law

The American Civil Liberties Union appeared before the Supreme Court on Tuesday (5th December) in oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case that will have a widespread impact on the future of anti-discrimination protection in the United States. The case centres on Charlie Craig and David Mullins, a gay couple […]

US: SCOTUS Arguments in Crucial Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

US: SCOTUS Arguments in Crucial Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

Decision Could Have Sweeping Consequences for LGBTQ People Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the LGBTQ civil rights organization in America, released the following statements ahead of oral arguments at the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case, which will be decided by next […]

US: Supreme Court’s Cake Case To Be Decided On Tuesday

US: Supreme Court’s Cake Case To Be Decided On Tuesday

When conservative Christian baker Jack Phillips in 2012 […] told Colorado gay couple, David Mullins and Charlie Craig, he would not make them a cake to celebrate their wedding, it triggered a chain of events that will climax on Tuesday, in highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court arguments. Phillips contends the U.S. Constitution’s free speech guarantees […]

US: Trump-Pence Admin Urges Supreme Court to Provide License to Discriminate In Baker Case

US: Trump-Pence Admin Urges Supreme Court to Provide License to Discriminate In Baker Case

 The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), have released the following statement on the Trump-Pence Administration’s amicus brief, in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case involving a baker who in 2012 refused to provide a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, and who is represented by Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) an anti-gay organisation […]