The conservative quest to convince the Supreme Court that anti-gay discrimination is okay
Original story at thinkprogress.org• 2 mentions • 2 weeks ago
thinkprogress.org 2 weeks ago
Last week, conservatives from across the country chimed in to urge the Supreme Court to side with Jack Phillips, the Colorado baker who refused to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple. While the top headline was that President Trump’s Department of Justice was siding with Phillips, amicus briefs were also submitted from 19 states, several major religious organizations, dozens of lawmakers, and a slew of conservative think takes, advocacy organizations, and legal groups. In these nearly 50 briefs, conservatives lay out their arguments for why Phillips and other vendors like Masterpiece Cakeshop should legally be allowed to discriminate ...