Outside the Supreme Court, demonstrators on both sides of cake case fear for their freedoms

Source: The Washington Post

 December 5

Jack Phillips, center left, the baker who refused to make a cake for a gay couple, waves to supporters as he walks out of the Supreme Court on Tuesday. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

Around the time the Supreme Court was wrapping up the 90-minute argument Tuesday morning in the case of a baker who refused to make a cake for a gay wedding, two crowds huddled against the cold outside the court, about 50 feet apart from each other.

One group, waving “Justice for Jack” signs, believed that baker Jack C. Phillips shouldn’t have to make a cake if it goes against his religious beliefs. The other, waving rainbow flags, said the Supreme Court shouldn’t allow businesses to discriminate.

From across the street, onlookers could hear congressmen and activists in both groups booming into their microphones at once.

 

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Categories: America, The Muslim Times, USA

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