SmithJustice Gorsuch wrote a dissent, joined by Justices Thomas and Alito, indicating strong disagreement with the decision in Obergefell. The court held that the state anti-discrimination law was neutral and generally applicable and did not compel Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop to "support or endorse any particular religious view.
Kennedy wrote that there is room for religious tolerance, pointing specifically to how the Colorado commission treated Phillips by downplaying his religious liberty concerns. WindsorJustice Kennedy wrote the opinion for the Court striking down a key provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which said that for purposes of federal law and federal benefits, marriage had to be between a man and a woman.
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Reed Borough of Duryea v. It started out on a day like any other before a wedding reception, the couple said, with a lot to finalize ahead of an October reception with friends and family in Colorado, following their marriage ceremony the month before in Massachusetts.
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Texas Kunz v. In a 7—2 decision, the Court ruled on narrow grounds that the Commission did not employ religious neutrality, violating Masterpiece owner Jack Phillips' rights to free exercise, and reversed the Commission's decision. Phillips on free speech grounds.
That, though, is not expressing animus to religion: It simply says that a business has to comply with the laws of the state and not discriminate.