The councils of several towns and cities followed Bisbee and Tucson in adopting a civil union ordinance: Jerome on July 30,  Sedona on September 24,  Clarkdale on November 12,  and Cottonwood on December Justice Anthony M. Membership Newsletters Obituaries Logout. A: On Oct.
The Commission cannot slide up and down the mens rea scale, picking a mental state standard to suit its tastes depending on its sympathies. Nor can any amount of after-the-fact maneuvering by our colleagues save the Commission. Brief amici curiae of States of Texas, et al.
October 30, Motion of John Gunter, Jr. Jack, on the other hand, suffered no service refusal on the basis of his religion or any other protected characteristic.
Invitation designers sue the city of Phoenix The Arizona Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in January after two Christian invitation designers said they would refuse to create wedding invitations for same-sex couples if asked. In he told a same-sex couple that he would not create a cake for their wedding celebration because of his religious opposition to same-sex marriages—marriages that Colorado did not then recognize—but that he would sell them other baked goods, e.
Wedding cakes have long varied in color, decorations, and style, but those differences do not prevent people from recognizing wedding cakes as wedding cakes. A: On Oct.
By Carl O. The Court does not say. Finally, the Supreme Court stepped in again in the decision, Obergefell v. Then the government can prevail only if it satisfies strict scrutiny, showing that its restrictions on religion both serve a compelling interest and are narrowly tailored.