Here’s Pete Vere’s news story on the “lesbian wedding photo” decision:
“This is compelled speech; this is forcing a photographer to advance a message with her artistic skills that she would not do absent government coercion…”
“The attorney compared the situation to Canada where a number of prominent Catholic and Evangelical clergy have been fined by Canada’s human rights tribunals for publicly defending traditional Christian teaching concerning marriage. The ADF undertook the case because of the growing number of similar cases in which religious freedom and the right of conscience are being eroded.
“‘There is a strong tendency among supporters of nondiscrimination laws and hate crime laws to use them as weapons to suppress dissent against same-sex marriage’ Mr. Lorence said.”