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Religious Freedom Wins at the Supreme Court!

In a 7-2 decision announced on June 4, the U.S. Supreme Court found in favor of Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker who declined to provide services for a wedding ceremony that was in violation of his religious beliefs. In Masterpiece Cake Shop v. Colorado Human Rights Commission, the Supreme Court ruled that a state commission was wrong to punish the baker for living out his religious faith. This is a First Amendment …

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Message to Supreme Court: Religious Liberty at Stake in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in a case pitting a Colorado civil rights panel against a baker who declined to provide services for a wedding ceremony in violation of his religious beliefs. Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission raises a significant religious liberty issue. Cornerstone Action has joined 32 other family policy agencies to submit an amicus curiae brief to …

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Statement on Supreme Court Marriage Decisions, 6/26/13

CONCORD- Today the Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional under the 5th Amendment which contains a prohibition to deny a person equal protection under the law. The Defense of Marriage Act was also struck down on federalism grounds.  This decision would not invalidate any of the state laws or constitutional amendments, but would force …

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