Colorado Civil Rights Commission Archives - Colorado Politics

Tim NevilleTim NevilleDecember 14, 20176min5000

It is a matter of record and an uncontested fact that the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood did not refuse to serve the two gay customers who entered his bakery in 2012.  He gladly opened his doors and sold any displayed baked goods to all customers, including birthday cakes and special occasion creations. He did not care and did not inquire about any customer’s sexual identity, race or religious faith.


Ernest LuningErnest LuningDecember 5, 201712min14170

Both sides agree it's a question of rights but differ sharply whose rights should prevail under the law in a case argued Tuesday before the U.S. Supreme Court — whether it's the baker and his religious beliefs or the same-sex couple and their right to be treated like any other customers. As the divisive case had its day in court — pitting Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips against the married couple, Charlie Craig and David Mullins — Colorado politicians hewed mainly along partisan lines assessing the case.


Curtis J. PrestonCurtis J. PrestonDecember 4, 20174min15050

As a lifelong Christian and a local church pastor in Lakewood for nearly 10 years, I support people living out their religious values. In fact, I encourage it. But it breaks my heart to think that members of my church could worship with us on Sunday, hear a message about God’s love and the importance of caring for one another, and then on Monday walk into a local business only to face rejection and humiliation for who they are.