Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Baker In Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

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Michael Farris, CEO of the conservative Christian group Alliance Defending Freedom, looks at the decision in front of the Supreme Court, Monday, June 4, 2018 in Washington. The Supreme Court has ruled for a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian people. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

In a 7-2 decision on Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. That said, the ruling was specific to that case, and broader questions over LGBT rights, discrimination and religious liberty were left unanswered by the justices. We look at the intersection of those issues this hour, break down the high court’s ruling, and where we go from here.

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  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Robin Fretwell Wilson Guest

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