Commonwealth Policy Center

LGBT activists are once again picking on Jack Phillips. Phillips successfully won a case that upheld his religious freedom rights when he was forced to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. But no he’s back in court for declining to bake a “gender transition” cake. Instead of going to one of the many bakers in town, a customer deliberately came into Phillips’ bakery to “call [his] bluff.” Phillips to nobody’s surprise, refused to bake a cake that celebrated something he opposed on religious grounds. Of course, there’s lots of talk about tolerance and acceptance these days. But what about tolerance and acceptance for Jack Phillips who’s faced serious financial hardship and even death threats?