The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in the case of Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker who argues that based on his religious beliefs he can refuse to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Arguments on behalf of the defendant centered on the authority of Colorado anti-discrimination laws relative to the baker's First Amendment rights, while Justice Anthony Kennedy questioned whether the Colorado Civil Rights Commission had shown hostility toward Phillips' religion.
High court weighs religious freedom, civil rights in wedding cake case
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