Federal Court Allows Cakeshop Owner’s Sequel Suit to Proceed

Federal Court Allows Cakeshop Owner’s Sequel Suit to Proceed

Written by Don Byrd Last week, a federal district court in Colorado refused to dismiss a new lawsuit brought by Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips against state officials accusing them of “unconstitutional bullying” just weeks after the U.S. Supreme...
Ohio Senate Debates “Pastor Protection Act”

Ohio Senate Debates “Pastor Protection Act”

Written by Don Byrd A law designed to protect clergy from public accommodation laws, which passed the Ohio House earlier this year, has finally made it to the Ohio Senate floor for consideration. House Bill 36, the “Ohio Pastor Protection Act,” bars any...
Roundup of Masterpiece Cakeshop Analysis/Coverage

Roundup of Masterpiece Cakeshop Analysis/Coverage

Written by Don Byrd Yesterday’s much-anticipated Supreme Court ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop was a victory for plaintiff Jack Phillips. As I detailed in my post about the decision, however, the opinion – relying on facts specific to Phillips’ case,...