Freedom of Speech

Brush & Nib Studio v. City of Philadelphia: Arizona Supreme Court delivers a victory against government-compelled speech

"...it’s a narrow decision in scope, one that rightly does not grant the business the right to broadly refuse service to gay people. Rather, it permits them to avoid providing certain services that constitute acts of compelled speech, such as writing invitations for a gay wedding, that directly contradict their religious beliefs." - Washington Examiner

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Yale Law School Pulls Fellowship Funding for Students Working at Christian Organizations

"[T]he school’s Public Interest Committee unanimously decided not to fund any student working at an organization that they deem to be discriminatory. This includes any organization that upholds the value of biblical marriage and asks the same of its employees." - Christian Headlines

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UK: Trans group activist drops police complaint against Christian for 'misgendering' adult child

"The police were investigating whether she had violated the Malicious Communications Act, which makes it a crime 'to send messages that are indecent or grossly offensive, threatening, or contain information which is false or believed to be false, if the purpose for sending it is to cause distress or anxiety.'" - Christian Post

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Speech, Art, and the Masterpiece Cakeshop

"Phillips’ petition quotes Barnette that the point is to protect the private citizen from uttering “what is not in his mind.” On this basis the Supreme Court protected from punishment not just students from saying the Pledge, but an automobile owner who covered up the state motto “Live Free or Die” on his license plate." Center for Vision & Values

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Conservative Christians should not be in the condemnation business, but in the restoration business

Let them eat cake

"The Christian bakers who refused to bake the cake might have used their opportunity to tell the gay couple about the God who loves them more then they could ever love each other. That would have been a proper—and biblical—exercise of their faith and religious freedom under the First Amendment’s free speech clause."

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