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Court's opinion in Colorado cake case leaves room for more questions


June 20, 2018

By Dr. John Sparks

At the U.S. Supreme Court on June 4, Justice Anthony Kennedy delivered a long-awaited opinion concerning Jack Phillips, the Christian baker who owns Masterpiece Cakeshop located in Lakewood, Colorado, west of Denver.

Kennedy and the court ruled in favor of Phillips, 7-2.

In July 2012, Phillips, who had provided cakes and other confections for 22 years, refused to bake a wedding cake for two gay men.

In keeping with his religious convictions that marriage should be between a man and a woman, he maintained that he could not lend his artistic ability to the designing of a...

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