Roy Moore, Jerusalem and LGBT rights: Why is religion so divisive?

Source: CNN
By Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor

Washington (CNN)Religion didn’t come up when Jack Phillips, a Christian baker in Colorado, told a gay couple he wouldn’t make their wedding cake in the summer of 2012. Shaken and embarrassed, Charlie Craig and David Mullins say they quickly left the shop without seeking an explanation.

But Craig’s mother, Debbie Munn, had been with the couple and wanted to know why Phillips had refused their business. She called him first thing the next morning.
“He shared his faith, and I shared mine,” said Munn, who attends a nondenominational church in Wyoming. “Within a minute I knew there was nothing more to be said.”
After five years of litigation, the dispute between the gay couple and Christian baker reached the Supreme Court on Tuesday. But while lawyers debated the legal issues in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a different set questions could be asked about the conversation between Phillips and Munn.

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