This case was a loss for both sides from the start, because of what it signals about tolerance of opposing views in this country.
The Masterpiece Cakeshop decision is a win. But what stops the state from cloaking its animus against Christianity and crushing religious freedom? Not much.
A refusal to make two homosexuals a cake for a gay wedding, when paired with an offer to serve them in any other way, is not some sly strike at an individual for his identity.
If the forcible removal of baptized children from non-Catholic parents was just in the nineteenth century, it remains, in principle, no less so today.
The concern is not about denying a service to an individual based on gender identity, it is an issue of requiring a medical professional to take an action he deeply and morally opposes.
Cake artist Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop delivered the following statement during a news conference Tuesday.
Most justices first frame the issue by using judicial discretion of one kind or another to remove from consideration the nature of the product requested for a same-sex wedding.
Telling Christians, like Barronelle Stutzman, to affirm or participate in same-sex marriages effectively tells them to contradict what they believe to be foundational truths about the world.
If the Wyoming Supreme Court is permitted to insert an unstated requirement upon judges, what prevents some future court from reading pastors, priests, and bishops into the same decision?
The 3-2 decision of the Wyoming Supreme Court says holding mainstream Christian beliefs undermines Judge Ruth Neely’s impartiality even though marriages aren’t part of her duties.
Abortion advocates are attacking Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch for agreeing with the Supreme Court’s decisions in the Hobby Lobby and Little Sisters of the Poor cases.
If you’re weary of the War on Christmas, rejoice! The Supreme Court settled this issue long ago. A public nativity scene is not a religious symbol. It’s ‘ceremonial deism.’
Ye shall know them by their dangling hands when the flag goes by, and frown at them.
When Jack Phillips declined to participate in celebrating the wedding of David Mullins and Charlie Craig, his life was upended in ways that people who argue passionately about the culture war on social media might not fully appreciate.
If the Supreme Court were ever going to defend the Free Exercise Clause, this was the case to do it.
‘This case is an ominous sign. ‘
We need people in office who are able to offer a simple, reasoned defense of religious liberty. Anything would be better than this sad metaphorical hiding under the desk.
On today’s Federalist Radio: The latest freedom of religion cases around the country, John Kerry apologizing for nuclear weapons, and Obama’s biggest mistakes in foreign policy.
As the LGBT lobby moves beyond gay marriage into putting boys in girls’ locker rooms, here are four kinds of laws to keep an eye on.
These ‘bathroom bills’ in states like South Dakota show that the LGBT political agenda ultimately degrades human rights, suppresses scientific truths, and ends government by consent.
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