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Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., is one of the bakers who does not want to bake wedding cakes for same-sex couples, saying it violates his religious beliefs. Matthew Staver/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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A Supreme Court Clash Between Artistry And The Rights Of Gay Couples

A baker says being forced by Colorado law to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples would violate his First Amendment rights. The couple says the baker can't discriminate against them.

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Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., is one of the bakers who does not want to bake wedding cakes for same-sex couples, saying it violates his religious beliefs. Matthew Staver/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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A Supreme Court Clash Between Artistry And The Rights Of Gay Couples

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Was It 'Illegal' For Trump To Shrink Utah's Monuments? The Battle Begins

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This New Zealand Band Is Trying To Save Maori Culture One Head Banger At A Time

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Teens Arrested On Gang Suspicion Are Released Due To Lack Of Evidence

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