Monday, June 04, 2018

Supreme Court rules for Masterpiece Cakeshop in very narrow, "originalist" literal ruling that probably sets few precedents

The Supreme Court has ruled in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commssion, pdf slip opinion here from the Court, for the owner of the Cakeshop, 7-2.

Fox News reports in a quick timeline of events   

Anthony Kennedy noted a lack of religious neutrality on the part of the state.  The ruling is narrow and does not give businesses that are open to the public in a general sense of retail operations to discriminate.

The Chicago Tribune has a story here

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