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Tag Archives: Masterpiece Cakeshop

Jeff Sessions promotes “law and order,” condemns Colorado sanctuary cities during Denver visit

It cannot be acceptable in the United States, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday in Denver, that an undocumented person can cross the U.S.-Mexico border […]...

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June 8, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: Supreme Court boldly decides the Masterpiece cake case by not really deciding at all

So this is how it ends for the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, in which a Lakewood baker refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex […]...

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June 4, 2018 Civil Rights, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Mix

Siding with Christian cake-maker, High Court says CO’s civil rights agency displayed ‘hostility’ toward his beliefs

The U.S. Supreme Court today sided with a Christian baker in a case that pitted his religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding […]...

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June 4, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

In waning hours of session, state lawmakers reauthorize the embattled Colorado Civil Rights Commission

After what was shaping up to be a partisan stalemate, lawmakers came to an agreement to reauthorize the embattled Colorado Civil Rights Commission in the […]...

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May 10, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Colorado Civil Rights Commission bill clears Senate with bipartisan support, but House Democrats say no deal

A bipartisan compromise on the future of the embattled Colorado Civil Rights Commission – one of the most politically fraught bills of this legislative session […]...

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April 30, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

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

Republicans withhold funding for commission fighting same-sex wedding cake case before U.S. Supreme Court

Republican state lawmakers are effectively shutting down a state agency that is at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case involving the rights of […]...

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February 8, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

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

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The Home Front: Methane leaks from oil and gas industry ‘offset much of the climate benefits of burning natural gas,’ study says

“The U.S. oil and gas industry emits 13 million metric tons of methane from its operations each year – nearly 60 percent more than current […]

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