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.
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 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.
A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony should not be forced to violate his religious beliefs, his attorney told a judge.