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Religious beliefs, gay rights clash in court case over same-sex couple’s wedding cake

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Jack Phillips of Masterpeice Cakeshop in Denver.
A case that tests the boundaries of religious freedom and gay rights came to the Colorado Court of Appeals on Tuesday, with a suburban Denver baker urging judges not to force him to make cakes for same-sex couples because it ...

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Cake wars: Bakeries serve up tension between LGBT rights, religious objections

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Jack Phillips of Masterpeice Cakeshop in Denver.
A pair of Colorado cases - locally dubbed the "Cake Wars" - have added a new twist to the fight over LGBT discrimination and the "religious freedom" debate playing out across the U.S. ...

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Colo. baker appeals order that he provide wedding cakes for gay couples

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Jack Phillips
DENVER -- A Lakewood, Colo., baker is appealing the Colorado Civil Rights Commission's order that he prepare wedding cakes for same-sex couples. Jack Phillips on Wednesday asked the Court of Appeals to reverse the May ruling by the Civil Rights ...

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Colo. civil rights panel: Baker must make cakes for same-sex ceremonies

Friday, May 30, 2014
Jack Phillips of Masterpeice Cakeshop in Denver.
DENVER -- 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. ...

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The clash over changing social mores: How a wedding cake became a cause

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Brennan Linsley, APMasterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store, in Lakewood, Colo. Phillips is appealing a recent ruling against him in a legal complaint filed with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission by a gay couple he refused to make a wedding cake for, based on his religious beliefs.
The encounter at Jack Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop lasted less than a minute. Phillips stepped out from behind the counter in his small, pastry-crammed shop to meet customers Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins. They told him they wanted a cake to ...

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Colo. baker appeals ruling that he stop discriminating against same-sex couples

Monday, January 6, 2014
Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig picket the bakery that refused them service.
DENVER -- A conservative Christian organization has appealed a judge's ruling against a suburban Denver baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony. ...

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Colo. baker says Jesus does not want him to bake cakes for gay couples

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
In a segment titled "The Death of Free Enterprise," Fox News' Elisabeth Hasselbeck speaks with Jack Phillips, the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple's wedding ceremony. ...

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Judge orders Colo. bakery to offer wedding cakes for same-sex couples

Friday, December 6, 2013
DENVER -- A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said Friday. ...

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Gay couple pursuing discrimination complaint against Colo. bakery

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Brennan Linsley, APDave Mullins (right) with his husband Charlie Craig.
DENVER -- A gay couple is pursuing a discrimination complaint against a Colorado bakery, saying the business refused them a wedding cake to honor their ceremony and alleging that the owners have a history of turning away same-sex couples. ...

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