JCN’s Carrie Severino on SCOTUS’ Masterpiece Cakeshop Oral Arguments


by JCN | December 5th, 2017

“Supporters of religious freedom should be encouraged after today’s arguments. As Justice Kennedy himself pointed out, tolerance is essential in a civil society, but that tolerance must be mutual. His passion was evident when he pointed out how intolerant the state of Colorado had been of baker Jack Phillips’ beliefs. I hope the Supreme Court will continue to stand by our founding commitment to religious freedom and freedom of speech that celebrates diversity rather than allowing the government to compel agreement with its favored point of view.”