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Tag Archives: Jack Phillips

Same-sex marriage cake case renews effort to legalize discrimination on religious grounds

Anyone who thought the 1990s culture wars in Colorado were over hasn’t been following efforts by Republicans in the state House of Representatives. A GOP […]...

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March 27, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Republicans commit to funding Civil Rights Commission, but have changes in mind

Democrats took the granite steps of the state Capitol on Tuesday demanding that the GOP fund the Colorado Civil Rights Commission after three Republicans on […]...

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February 13, 2018 Civil Rights, Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Littwin: If tolerance is the issue in the Masterpiece case, how could the same-sex couple lose?

A man and a woman walk into a bakery and ask the baker to make them a wedding cake. The baker asks the couple if […]...

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December 5, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

The gay wedding cake, the baker who wouldn’t make it, and the legal crusade behind him

Jack Phillips wants to talk. “But I can’t, not without my lawyers here,” laments the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner whose refusal to make a cake for […]...

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December 5, 2017 Civil Rights, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Christian religious beliefs clash with gay rights at the U.S. Supreme Court. Colorado is at the heart.

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case set to pit Christian religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding cake in […]...

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June 27, 2017 Uncategorized

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the Colorado same-sex wedding cake case. Here’s what you should know.

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case set to pit Christian religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding cake in […]...

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June 26, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Gordon Klingenschmitt’s failed attack on anti-discrimination law

Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, a Colorado Springs Republican, proposed a bill to give clergy and religious organizations the right to refuse to officiate services based on […]...

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February 11, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

It’s religious freedom day at the Colorado General Assembly

Despite setbacks, in Colorado, the religious freedom movement shows no sign of flagging. ...

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March 9, 2015 Civil Rights, The Mix

State Civil Rights Commission: ‘Let them eat cake’

“No one should ever have to walk into a store and wonder if they will be turned away just because of who they are.”...

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May 30, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats

Colorado judge: Cake baker discriminated against gay couple

  DENVER — Administrative Law Judge Robert Spencer ruled today that Lakewood baker Jack Phillips discriminated against a gay couple when he refused to bake […]...

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December 6, 2013 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Families in Motion: Stories of Immigration, Migration and Other Life Changes

When: Thursday April 19th, 6:30-8:00 PM Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St.  Space is Limited – Registration is Required Whether you’re a newcomer or […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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