Same-Sex Marriage

Supreme Court case over a wedding cake could mark an erosion of LGBT rights

Supreme Court case over a wedding cake could mark an erosion of LGBT rights

With The Sun busy covering hurricanes, earthquakes, the city’s many murders and the local vandals who wreak havoc on statues, it inadvertently let an important story fall through the cracks: the Trump administration’s filing of an amicus brief in support of a baker who violated Colorado’s public accommodations law when he openly discriminated against a same-sex couple by refusing to make a wedding cake for them.

Five years ago, Jack Phillips, who opposes same-sex marriage and is the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, a business open to the public, refused to serve David Mullins and Charlie Craig, arguing that making a cake to celebrate their marriage...

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