10th Circuit Hears Arguments in LGBT Discrimination Case

Website designer says making same-sex wedding sites would violate her religious beliefs

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Nov. 16 heard a First Amendment challenge to the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act that takes up many of the questions left unanswered by the U.S. Supreme Court’s narrow ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. Plaintiff Lorie Smith, owner of web design company 303 Creative, argues CADA violates her rights to free speech and religious exercise by forcing her to express messages that conflict with her religious views on same-sex marriage. Smith claims CADA’s Accommodation Clause would force her to make wedding websites for same-sex couples, while its Com

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