Supreme Court Most Vocal in Decades on Cake Baker’s Free Speech

In what might prove to be the most important comment made during oral arguments — even Justice Anthony Kennedy appeared to reject the ACLU’s argument that the opposition to same-sex marriage just is discrimination against people who identify as gay. Kennedy explained Phillips’s beliefs: “Look, suppose he says, ‘I have nothing against gay people,’ he says. ‘But I just don’t think they should have a marriage because that’s contrary to my beliefs. It’s not their identity; it’s what they’re doing.” In response to the ACLU’s claim that this is sexual-orientation discrimination, Kennedy responded, “Your identity thing is just too facile.” Click Photo for Full Story