The U.S. Supreme Court has made a ruling — and it came down on the side of religious freedom above marriage equality and protection from discrimination. In its decision on Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that a Colorado bakery could not be forced to bake a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding.
The decision came in the form of a 7-2 vote, but only applied to the specific facts of this case — it did not indicate any future requirements for wedding vendors, like other bakers, florists, and business owners who do not support same-sex unions.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, wrote the decision; he also wrote the court's decision on same-sex marriage.
So while the particular Colorado baker in question is not obligated to make same-sex wedding cakes, there are plenty of bakeries who welcome the business — and even use it as a marketing message.
One epic idea for a same-sex wedding cake with a made-for-Instagram Pride message? Consider this rainbow-filled confection made famous this weekend by the Kardashian family.
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