Colo. Baker Asks Justices For Relief From Gay Couple’s Cake

Law360, New York (July 28, 2016, 6:40 PM ET) — A Colorado baker who the Colorado Court of Appeals found in violation of a state discrimination law for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine that his cakes are art protected by the First Amendment.

Jack C. Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop Inc. and self-described cake artist, said the state can’t force him to make a cake for Charlie Craig and David Mullins “promoting a morally objectionable message,” as several federal courts have held that…

Source: Law360