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Masterpiece Cakeshop refused to put rainbow on outside of cake says mom

The bakery owner at the center of the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court hearing once refused to add a rainbow to the outside of cake for a little girl reports her mother.
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The bakery owner at the center of the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court hearing once refused to add a rainbow to the outside of cake for a little girl reports her mother.

According to Denver 7 News the Littleton mom who wished to remain anonymous said owner Jack Phillips, "took this whole thing to a personal level."

She told the news station that in February she called the controversial Lakewood bakery to order a 17-layer cake with a rainbow created in the icing, but the owner allegedly said no.

"She's not gay, or anything," said the mother of her daughter, "but she is an artist and she's really good at what she does and she uses every color and she wanted a rainbow birthday cake and he wouldn't do it."

She finally settled on a peach cake after Phillips also refused to make her a plain white one.

Phillips told the news station that his shop has no problem putting rainbows on the outside, but they won’t do rainbow layers inside the cake itself. Phillips directed Denver 7 to contact his lawyer with any further questions.

Earlier this month the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Masterpiece Cake vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which is not about refusing to serve LGBT people based solely on religious beliefs, but an artist's freedom of speech. 

Thier decision will not be announced until next year.