Colorado Court Rules Against Religious Liberty in Second Masterpiece Cakeshop Lawsuit

On June 15, 2021, a Colorado District Court ruled in Scardina v. Masterpiece Cakeshop that Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, CO, violated the State of Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act when he politely refused to bake a cake that celebrated a gender transition. This is the second time Mr. Phillips has come into […]

Victory for Religious Liberty: Fulton v. City of Philadelphia

On June 17, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia that the city of Philadelphia discriminated against Catholic Social Services (CSS), a Catholic foster-care agency, when they cut CSS from their foster provider list because of their religious convictions on human sexuality, marriage, and the nuclear family. In the 9-0 […]

U.S. Supreme Court’s Misguided Decision on Civil Rights Act Title VII

Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in Bostock v. Clayton, which poses a threat to religious liberty and faith-based employment practices. This decision could uniquely impact the Catholic Church, given its teachings and deeply held religious convictions about the meaning of sex and sexual difference. While it is not yet clear […]