Between conflicting cake rulings in Colorado, baker’s livelihood still at risk

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Denver, Colo., Apr 7, 2015 / 05:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Colorado agency which punished a baker who declined to make a cake for a same-sex ceremony has ruled that other bakers may refuse to make cakes with messages opposed to gay marriage. Defenders of the censured baker, Jack Phillips, say the commission should be more consistent.

“Like the other bakers, Jack happily serves all people but declines to use his artistic talents to create cakes that violate his conscience,” Jeremy Tedesco, senior legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, said April 7.

He said the commission’s inconsistent rulings mean that the owners of some cake shops may run them according to their beliefs, while Phillips cannot.

“He risks losing his life-long business altogether if he continues to run it consistent with his faith. Such blatant religious discrimination has no place in our society.”

Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop…

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