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The other side of the coin: The Supreme Court considers freedom of conscience in the light of Obergefell (2)

Previous article in this series: April 1, 2018, p. 307. In the last installment under this rubric, we looked at the pending United States Supreme Court case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. This case, which involved a homosexual couple’s claim of discrimination against a Colorado baker who…

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The other side of the coin: The Supreme Court considers freedom of conscience in the light of Obergefell

We have previously looked at the United States Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges,1 in which the Court found that the rights embodied in the U.S. Constitution included a right for homosexuals to marry (“The Supreme Court Finds a Right to Homosexual Marriage [1-3],” Dec. 15,…

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Corporations and the Free Exercise Clause

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof….” We all recognize this language as the legal basis for the freedom of religion we enjoy in the United States. But does this protection…

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