This is fantastic!
Back in July 2012, engaged couple Charlie Craig and David Mullins went to local bakery Masterpiece Cakeshop and asked for a wedding cake with the Sesame Street characters Bert and Ernie on it with the words "Support Gay Marriage" in icing.
Baker Jack Phillips refused to make it for them, citing religious reasons. However, he did provide them other baked good options.
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Charlie and David took him to court for damages for discrimination and Phillips lost.
Phillips then took the case to an appeals court in Colorado where — despite Patrick Stewart's surprising support of the Bakery — it was just ruled by a judge that the baker CANNOT cite religion as his reason to refuse to bake a wedding cake for gay couples.
The couple was represented by the deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, Louise Melling, who said:
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