A baker in Lakewood who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because he says it would violate his religious beliefs is asking the Colorado Court of Appeals for help.
A case that tests the boundaries of religious freedom and gay rights came to the Colorado Court of Appeals on Tuesday.
A pair of Colorado cases – locally dubbed the “Cake Wars” – have added a new twist to the fight over LGBT discrimination and religious objections playing out across the U.S.
The growing conflict between religious groups and gay-rights advocates over punishments in discrimination cases played out Monday in Colorado.
A suburban Denver baker has appealed an order from the Colorado Civil Rights Commission that requires him to prepare wedding cakes for gay couples.
The owner of a bakery in Lakewood said he will no longer sell wedding cakes after the Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruled he did discriminate against a gay couple when he refused to sell them a cake.
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.
The governor of Arizona announced that she vetoed a controversial bill that would have pitted religious rights against gay rights. Colorado faced boycotts when it waded into the gay rights issue in the early 1990s.
A conservative Christian organization is appealing a ruling against a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony.
A Colorado judge says a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs.