If you’re trying to justify Jack Phillips’ refusal to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple, you have to be pretty creative, especially when Colorado law plainly says a bakery can’t discriminate against gays.
State Sen. Kevin Lundberg (R-Berthoud), who’s running for state treasurer, is touting his endorsement by David Barton, who’s on the anti-LGBT hate list of the Southern Law Poverty Center (SPLC), which monitors “hate groups and other extremists throughout the United States.”
UPDATE: Alliance Defending Freedom and Colorado Christian University’s Centennial Institute requested a clarification that CCU was the organizer of the event and that it invited Alliance Defending Freedom. The post has been updated to reflect the Centennial Institute’s role as organizing entity. The source for the original assertion was ADF’s Facebook event page, which says: “Hosted by Jeff Hunt, Centennial Institute, Alliance Defending Freedom,” as well as CCU’s website, “Join Jack Phillips, Colorado Christian University, Alliance Defending Freedom, and faith leaders from around Colorado for a rally.”
A rally for Jack Phillips, the baker who refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple, is set for Wed., Nov. 8, at Colorado Christian University’s Event Center.
The Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple on religious grounds received another cake order last month that probably didn’t jive with his Christian beliefs: a birthday cake for Satan.
Despite his record of bigotry and extremism, some Colorado Republicans embraced hardline conservative Christian Roy Moore after his upset over incumbent Luther Strange in Alabama’s U.S. Senate GOP primary election this week.
Colorado State Rep. Lori Saine, a Republican from Firestone, shared an article on Facebook from the American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) that condemns what it refers to as “gender ideology” and claims that the acceptance of transgender people amounts to child abuse.
One Colorado released statements from Executive Director Daniel Ramos on a new publication that reports on school districts’ anti-bullying efforts for LGBTQ students in Colorado over the past six years.
One Colorado, the state’s leading advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans and their families, released the following statement last week from Daniel Ramos, Executive Director, on President Trump’s announcement that transgender people can no longer serve in the U.S. Military.