A Lakewood baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple cannot cite his religious beliefs in refusing them service because it would lead to discrimination, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
The growing conflict between religious groups and gay-rights advocates over punishments in discrimination cases played out Monday in Colorado.
Among the topics to be tackled by Colorado lawmakers this week are ammo limits, discrimination and gay rights, student surveys and cottage foods.
Nearly 40 years ago, a newly elected, miniskirt-wearing feminist in Colorado stumbled into history when a gay couple denied a marriage license sought her help instead.
Colorado’s Civil Rights Commission on Friday ordered a baker to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples, finding his religious objections to the practice did not trump the state’s anti-discrimination statutes.
A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.
Gay rights groups promise that same sex marriage is coming to Colorado, either through the courts or the ballot box.
With Russia’s new anti-gay laws making international headlines, the winter games at Sochi may turn into a watershed moment for gay rights.
Colorado made history overnight as civil unions became legal.
Midnight ceremonies are planned in Denver and Boulder after civil unions in Colorado become legal.