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Supreme Court cuts into Masterpiece Cakeshop case

Masterpiece Cake case goes before the Supreme Court.

The United States Supreme Court is weighing heavily on both sides of the Masterpiece Cake case currently being heard.

The case has some in the community worried because it is not about religious freedoms but freedom of speech. The decorator, Jack Phillips, says that he is a “cake artist” and creating a cake for a same-sex couple would infringe on his freedom of speech.

SCOTUS lets stand without remark Pidgeon v. Turner

In 2014 U.S. District Court, S.D. Texas, Houston Division ruled in favor of Pidgeon and Hicks.

The United States Supreme Court passed without comment on the case of Pidgeon v. Turner on Monday.

Back in 2013 then mayor Annise Parker extended benefits for same-sex workers who were legally married in other states.

The Supreme Court rules same-sex couples can be on birth certificates

In allowing the inclusion of all couples, no matter what type of marriage to added to birth certificates makes easier school registration, medical treatments and other situations where the document is required as proof.

On Monday, The Supreme Court made a ruling to allow same-sex couples to be listed as parents on birth certificates.

This case Pavan v. Smith concerns the rights of same-sex couples being allowed to legally have their names on birth certificates the same way straight couples are.

Supreme Court to hear same-sex wedding cake case

Jack Phillips, the owner of the Masterpiece Cakes refused to serve same-sex couples.

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is going to hear a case between a same-sex couple and a religious business owner in Colorado who refuses to bake a wedding cake for LGBT community members.

On Monday, the justices said they are going to consider whether the baker can refuse to make cakes for couples based on his religious beliefs.

NOM can't wait to overturn Obergefell with new SCOTUS win

The National Organization for Marriage is ecstatic at the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch and they cannot wait to overturn same-sex marriage with his help.

The conservative group sent out emails today to congratulate their supporters and thank Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConell for his role in getting Gorsuch his seat.

The statement reads:

Chief Justice Roy Moore suspended for defying Supreme Court marriage ruling

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is facing permanent removal from office after instructing local judges to refuse to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

Last year the Supreme Court ruled that marriage rights should be extended to same-sex couples, but earlier this year Moore instructed judges to defy that order.