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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same sex couple in Colorado because of his religious beliefs was right.
The justices, in a 7-2 decision, faulted the Colorado Civil Rights Commission’s handling of the claims brought against Jack Phillips, saying it had showed a hostility to religion, reporters Reuters.
The commission had concluded that Phillips violated the Colorado anti-discrimination law that bars businesses from refusing service based on race, sex, marital status or sexual orientation by rebuffing gay couple David Mullins and Charlie Craig in 2012.
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