What the Supreme Court’s LGBTQ rights decision means

The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Christian web designer in Colorado who wanted to refuse to create websites to celebrate same-sex weddings out of religious objections. Could the ruling have a far-reaching impact on other minority groups or open the door to other cases that weigh civil rights protections in the U.S.?

In a 6-3 opinion delivered Friday by Justice Neil Gorsuch that was joined by the court’s five other conservatives, the justices said that the First Amendment’s free speech protections permitted the web designer, Lorie Smith, to refuse to extend her services for same-sex weddings. READ MORE

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