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Jack Phillips, a Christian cake artist being sued for declining to design a custom cake for a same-sex wedding, decorates one of his creations. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Dec. 5 in the case, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. (Alliance Defending Freedom)

Supreme Court hears case of Colorado baker under fire for marriage view

Upon hearing oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Dec. 5, the U.S. Supreme Court now must decide, in effect, whether Christians have the same liberty as others to live consistently according to their religious beliefs.

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Jack Phillips, a Christian cake artist being sued for declining to design a custom cake for a same-sex wedding, decorates one of his creations. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Dec. 5 in the case, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. (Alliance Defending Freedom)

Synod joins amicus brief for Colorado baker under fire for marriage view

The brief’s basis is that the government cannot force Americans to use their abilities and vocations to perform services that violate their faith and conscience.

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Judge Neely asks U.S. Supreme Court to reverse Wyoming court censure

Judge Ruth Neely, a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Pinedale, Wyo., has been under fire since 2014 for expressing her faith-based beliefs on marriage.

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With the U.S. Supreme Court delivering its Trinity Lutheran Church ruling in favor of the church on June 26, 2017, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will be looking at the specifics of the decision and its implications for religious liberty. (Wikipedia/Matt H. Wade)

Supreme Court delivers landmark ruling in favor of LCMS church preschool

With the U.S. Supreme Court delivering its Trinity Lutheran Church ruling in favor of the church, the Synod will be looking at the specifics of the decision and its implications for religious liberty.

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Commentary: U.S. Supreme Court set to rule on case involving LCMS congregation

James Gottry, legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, writes that the U.S. Supreme Court might rule in favor of religious nonprofits on the basis of religious discrimination.

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KFUO Audio: Supreme Court hears ‘playground case’ of Trinity Lutheran of Columbia v. Comer

The United States Supreme Court on April 19 heard oral arguments for Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer, a case involving an LCMS congregation. Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Christiana Holcomb talks about the ‘playground case’ with KFUO Radio host Kip Allen during a “Free to be Faithful” program.

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