Early this month the Supreme Court released a decision on a case you’ve heard me talking about for years:
Jack Phillips and his business—the “Masterpiece Cakeshop.” Essentially, the government of Colorado here was forcing speech—forcing Jack to celebrate a message he, out of religious conviction, just could not celebrate.
It took 6 years, but the court ruled—7 to 2—in Jack’s favor. Many have tried to diminish the nature of this win, but we should be clear: It was an enormous win for religious liberty and any nuancing of the exact scope of the decision misses how big it would have been if the court ruled against Jack in Masterpiece Cakeshop.
It’s also a huge win for the group defending Jack Phillips, ADF, the Alliance Defending Freedom—a group we’re proud to have with us as a sponsor.
This is a key case, no means the last case.Read More »