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0339_US Supreme Court Ruling on Colorado Masterpiece Cakeshop case_Cake Baker Victory at Supreme Court Today (forwarded by Donna Garner)

Donna Jack
June 7, 2018

June 4, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the favor of Colorado Masterpiece Cakeshop.

 Find the Court’s full opinion here https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/17pdf/16-111_j4el.pdf

Read/Donate to Support Jack Phillips (the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop)-
https://www.continuetogive.com/supportjackphillips

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From: Donna Garner <wgarner1@hot.rr.com>
Sent: Monday, June 4, 2018 10:18 AM
To: Donna Garner <wgarner1@hot.rr.com>
Subject: CAKE BAKER VICTORY AT SUPREME COURT TODAY – IMPORTANT FOR TEXAS — FROM TEXAS VALUES — 6.4.18

For Immediate Release                                    PRESS RELEASE
June 4, 2018 – Contact: (512) 478-2220

“Cake Baker Supreme Court Victory! Religious Freedom Clause Key To Historic Win”
Washington, D.C. —This morning the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision, holding 7-2 that the Colorado government violated the constitutional rights (Free Exercise Clause)  of private business owner and cake baker Jack Phillips. Last year, Texas Values joined 32 state family policy organizations from across the country supporting Colorado cake shop owner Jack Phillips, a supporter of traditional marriage who is being forced by the government to make a cake with a specific theme: celebrating a same-sex wedding ceremony.

 Find the Court’s full opinion here https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/17pdf/16-111_j4el.pdf

 “This is an important religious liberty victory for a private business owner who prevailed over the wrongful attempts of the government to punish Jack Phillips for his faith. This decision will go a long way to helping Texas lawmakers pass state law protection on these specific religious freedom attacks from local government laws like Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio, just to name a few. The First Amendment protects religious liberty and freedom of speech and does not give government power to force artists such as Jack Phillips to express someone else’s message, particularly on an issue such as marriage that has been widely debated in our country,” said Jonathan Saenz, Lawyer and President of Texas Values. Continue reading