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Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Wedding cake, controversy and faith: Colorado baker's book recounts years-long legal fight

Jun 10, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker whose decision not to bake cakes for same-sex weddings ended up taking him before the... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

After Supreme Court victory, Colorado baker in court for declining gender transition cake

Mar 24, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Jack Phillips, a Christian cake baker, was again in court for declining to make a cake that expresses messages contrary... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

Florist appeals to Supreme Court for second time over same-sex wedding case

Sep 11, 2019

A florist in Washington state sued for declining to serve a same-sex wedding is once again appealing her case to the U.S.... Read more

Photographer holding camera against couple at wedding. Via Shutterstock

Christian filmmakers win right to sue against Minnesota human rights law

Aug 23, 2019

A federal court has reversed a decision dismissing a lawsuit brought against the Minnesota Human Rights Act.  Read more

Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Christian baker asks for dismissal of lawsuit over cake signifying gender transition

Jul 23, 2019

Attorneys for Denver-area cake artist Jack Phillips filed a motion this week to dismiss a third lawsuit seeking to force... Read more

Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Colo. baker sued a third time, for refusal to make cake signifying gender transition

Jun 12, 2019

Jack Phillips, a Christian cake baker based in Colorado, is being sued for a third time for declining to make... Read more

Barronelle Stutzman of Arlene's Flowers.

Florist case reopens before Washington Supreme Court

Nov 14, 2018

Attorneys representing florist Barronelle Stutzman filed their opening brief with the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday, as the court re-hears... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Masterpiece Cakeshop case drew $500k in grants from religious freedom foes

Oct 25, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

Some opponents of broad religious freedom protections have spent over $500,000 on advocacy and public relations campaigns related to the... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Colorado baker back in court for declining gender transition cake

Aug 15, 2018

Less than three months after winning a Supreme Court case backing his religious freedom of expression, Colorado Christian cake artist... Read more

Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop.

Rally supporting Masterpiece Cakeshop draws hundreds

Jun 12, 2018

Hundreds of people attended a rally outside Masterpiece Cakeshop last week, showing support for a U.S. Supreme Court decision that... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Religious freedom groups praise Supreme Court's Masterpiece ruling

Jun 4, 2018

Religious freedom groups cheered Monday’s 7-2 Supreme Court decision that a Colorado baker had his rights violated when the state... Read more

Commentary: Tolerance, wedding cakes, and a free society

Dec 7, 2017

By Ed Condon

This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The result... Read more

Baker argues for cake and conscience at Supreme Court

Dec 5, 2017

A Colorado baker’s right to express himself through artwork – edible artwork– lies at the center of today’s Supreme Court... Read more

This baker's Supreme Court case could set tone of religious liberty in US

Sep 12, 2017

By Matt Hadro

A Colorado baker’s fight to maintain his freedom of expression could be the most influential religious freedom decisions of the... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

The bishops have spoken up on two very different issues – and now the Supreme Court will, too

Jun 26, 2017

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

As the Supreme Court wrapped up its latest term on Monday, it agreed to consider a major religious freedom case,... Read more

Colo. baker faces 're-education' training after state court refuses to take case

Apr 28, 2016

The lawyers of the bakery owner who made headlines for declining to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding... Read more