Supremes Miss The Point On ‘Bake The Cake’ Ruling

by | Jun 5, 2018

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who claimed his deeply-held religious views prevented him from baking a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. While many conservatives may cheer what appears to be a victory for their cause, the Supreme Court ruling missed the central point — property rights — in favor of a highly subjective “deeply held views” test. The decision is very shaky territory even for social conservatives — who gets to decide which views are “deeply-held”? — and it is little help at all for libertarians. We look at the pros and cons of the decision in today’s Liberty Report:


  • Daniel McAdams

    Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity and co-Producer/co-Host, Ron Paul Liberty Report. Daniel served as the foreign affairs, civil liberties, and defense/intel policy advisor to U.S. Congressman Ron Paul, MD (R-Texas) from 2001 until Dr. Paul’s retirement at the end of 2012. From 1993-1999 he worked as a journalist based in Budapest, Hungary, and traveled through the former communist bloc as a human rights monitor and election observer.

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