Masterpiece Cakeshop: Commission sides with gay couple who say bakery discriminated

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Courtesy of Dave Mullins
Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig protest Masterpiece Cakeshop in 2012.
Today Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood was once again ordered to stop discriminating against same-sex couples seeking wedding cakes. The Colorado Civil Rights Commission unanimously upheld a previous ruling by an administrative law judge finding that the bakery violated Colorado's anti-discrimination laws when it refused to bake a wedding cake for couple Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig in 2012.

Does that mean that Masterpiece owner Jack Phillips will become the area's premier purveyor of same-sex wedding cakes? Maybe not. After today's hearing, Phillips said he hasn't baked a wedding cake for anybody since early this year because his shop has been busy filling orders from supporters for other baked goods.

For more on the story, check out our post in Latest Word.

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muhutdafuga topcommenter

If it weren't for fishingforyounghairlessboys, we would have one less thing to laugh at, one less clear example of what today's conservatives are all about.  We should thank Hairless for his bigotry, for his vile character and his many other obvious faults, because he is every republican.  Some have the social skills not to act like hairless in "public," but in private, hairless is EVERY CONSERVATIVE. 

He and his fellow conservatives remind  us why it is good when the courts step in to prevent at least one case of conservative biotry.

Hey, American Taliban...God isn't a bigot and doesn't want you to be, either.

ScubaSteve topcommenter

fishingblues is a moron.  An ignoramus.  A shit-for-brains.

DonkeyHotay topcommenter

Cue all the inbred lowlife christian repuglykkkan scumbags who'll falsely assert that Businesses have a right to refuse service to anyone they hate.

Hey fucktards -- there is NO RIGHT to Discriminate against protected classes. 

In fact, it is ILLEGAL to do so.

Take your vile bigotry, prejudice, racism and hatred back inside your wretched church where it belongs.

fishingblues topcommenter


Gosh scrub, and I thought we were friends.  I just don't know what I will do, if I think you don't like me.

Another twisted twink heard from.  Do you "guys" run in packs?

fishingblues topcommenter


Wow, what a fucking imbecile.

Gay marriage is not Federally recognized and thus is not. by definition, protected.

Fucking blind moron!

Stinky the twinky is ----- Too obtuse to be of use.   

DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@fishingblues <== pig-ignorant fuckwit

Sexual Orientation is a protected class in Colorado.

Hence the Civil Rights Commission ruling AGAINST the bigoted hater cake-Nazi.

Does it hurt to be so stupid?

fishingblues topcommenter


The donkey boy is 'queen for a day'.  You should be happy.

Really stinky, celebrate your diversity.  

fishingblues topcommenter


The Civil Rights Commission is made up of predominately liberals with a progressive agenda. 

Who are you to say the shop owner is a "bigoted hater cake-Nazi"?  Aside from the fact it makes no sense, it brands you as the hater and the bigot.  

But then, you know that. 

Oh, and for the record, I would have no problem selling them a cake.  

DonkeyHotay topcommenter

@fishingblues "The Civil Rights Commission is made up of predominately liberals with a progressive agenda."

Feel free to MOVE to some Regressive Shithole where your pig-ignorance, bigotry and hatred are still tolerated.

Here, in Colorado, where the "liberal" LEGISLATURE added Sexual Orientation as a Protected Civil Right years ago , such discrimination is ILLEGAL.

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