Legal, Civil Rights Groups Chime In On High Court Cake Row

Law360, Los Angeles (November 13, 2017, 10:47 PM EST) -- A host of civil rights organizations including legal-oriented advocacy groups has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a Christian baker’s contention that his First Amendment rights enabled him to overstep state discrimination laws when he refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding.

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Center for Constitutional Rights and a handful of others chimed in to the wedding cake dispute, arguing that if the high court agreed that Masterpiece...
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