William Watkins | Monday June 4, 2018 at 6:26 PM PST | Comments Off on Religious Liberty Wins at SCOTUS...Sort Of
This was the right result in this case, but the Court has done little to provide meaningful guidance as free exercise and free speech clash with public accommodation statutes making sexual orientation a protected classification.
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Melancton Smith | Friday July 3, 2015 at 4:16 PM PST | Comments Off on Oregon Judge Attacks Free Speech in Wake of Obergefell
In the wake of Obergefell, the outrageous U.S. Supreme Court decision finding that the traditional definition of marriage violates “due process,” Americans need to turn their attention to the dangers of overly broad state public accommodation laws. Christian business owners are especially burdened when individuals seeking to exercise a new “right” are deemed “suspect classes” and...
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Tags: bakers, Christianity, First Amendment, gay marriage, Obergefell, Oregon, public accomodations, religious freedom