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A do-over for Sweet Cakes

Religious Liberty | The U.S. Supreme Court sends a Christian bakery case back to the lower courts
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/18/19, 06:00 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out the Oregon Court of Appeals decision against Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein and told the judges to take another look.

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The wedding question

Religious Liberty | Christian florist appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court—again
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/11/19, 05:09 pm

Almost exactly a year after it ruled in favor of Colorado baker Jack Phillips, the U.S. Supreme Court has a chance to clarify its stance on creative professionals who cannot in good conscience because of their religious convictions participate in same-sex weddings. The Supreme Court of Washington state ruled against Richland, Wash., florist Barronelle Stutzman for a second time last week, and her lawyers said they plan to appeal.

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Ignoring precedent

Religious Liberty | State and local governments seek to nullify U.S. Supreme Court protections for pro-life pregnancy centers
by Steve West
Posted 6/04/19, 02:27 pm

Despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last year barring governments from forcing pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise abortion services, the city of Hartford, Conn., and other jurisdictions are still targeting pro-life ministries. Caring Families Pregnancy Services, which serves the cities of Willimantic and Hartford, filed a complaint last month with the U.S.

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