Tag Archive | Masterpiece Cakeshop

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: GLAAD President Calls out AG Jeff Sessions and US Department of Justice

US: GLAAD President Calls out AG Jeff Sessions and US Department of Justice

Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, on Friday (27th October) denounced the US Department of Justice for requesting time in front of the US Supreme Court to argue on the side of the LGBTQ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom during the upcoming oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights […]

US: ACLU File Brief That Public Businesses Cannot Discriminate Against Customers Based On Who They Are

US: ACLU File Brief That Public Businesses Cannot Discriminate Against Customers Based On Who They Are

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a brief last Monday (23rd) in the US Supreme Court, in a case where a Colorado bakery refused service to a same-sex couple seeking a cake for their wedding reception. The case, Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, will be heard at the Supreme Court on […]

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 […]

US: State Appeals Court Hears Arguments In Gay Couple Cake Discrimination Case

US: State Appeals Court Hears Arguments In Gay Couple Cake Discrimination Case

The Colorado Court of Appeals heard oral arguments yesterday (7th) in a discrimination case brought by a same-sex couple against a cake shop that refused to sell them a cake for their wedding reception. In 2012, Colorado residents David Mullins and Charlie Craig visited Masterpiece Cakeshop to order a wedding cake.  Mullins and Craig planned […]