Monday, September 4, 2017

Colorado Christian baker says he lost income and employees after gay wedding cake case

By Lorraine Caballero

Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips, the Christian baker who was ordered by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission to either make wedding cakes for same-sex couples or stop baking all kinds of wedding cakes, said he has lost 40 percent of his income and a number of his employees since the verdict against him. In June, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Phillips' case after the Colorado Court of Appeals agreed with the commission's ruling against him. In an opening brief filed with the high court on Aug. 31, the Christian baker told the justices about how the verdict affected his family income and also crippled his workforce, The Washington Times relayed. [More]