• Colorado Hauls Vindicated Baker Back To Court On Trumped-Up Charges

    Colorado Hauls Vindicated Baker Back To Court On Trumped-Up Charges

    Long before he came to national attention, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips was a down-to-earth man living out the American dream.

    Jack found his life’s passion early on. At a young age, he began scrimping and saving every penny to one day open a cake shop all his own. All Jack has ever wanted to do was use his talents as a painter and sculptor to create artistic cakes, and he worked almost two decades to make Masterpiece Cakeshop a reality.

    Jack grew into the sort of person we all hope to be: marrying the love of his life, raising a family, and quietly becoming a pillar in his community. Among Jack’s friends are homeless men and women who frequent Masterpiece Cakeshop for a cup of hot coffee, a bite to eat, and the warmth of friendship—all compliments of the house. READ MORE...

  • Court Decision Protects Free Speech Rights of Pro-Life Centers in Baltimore

    Court Decision Protects Free Speech Rights of Pro-Life Centers in Baltimore

    In a ruling seven years in the making, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the city of Baltimore to “lay down the arms of compelled speech” it had taken up against pro-life pregnancy centers, once and for all, last Friday.

    The decision upholds a series of previous rulings in favor of Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, the named plaintiff who challenged a 2009 city ordinance that forced the city’s Christian nonprofit pregnancy centers to post signage in their waiting rooms saying they do not offer or refer for abortions. READ MORE...