Local Chefs Weigh In On Gay Wedding Cake Controversy Before The U.S. Supreme Court
Local chefs weigh in on gay wedding cake controversy before the U.S. Supreme Court
WASHINGTON – Is a Colorado bakery’s refusal to prepare a same-sex wedding cake because of its owner’s religious beliefs protected by the First Amendment?
A group of Cleveland restaurateurs interceded in a U.S. Supreme Court case this week to proclaim the answer is “no.”
Douglas Katz of Fire Food and Drink, Rocco Whalen of Fahrenheit, and Karen Small of Flying Fig were among 222 prominent foodies who filed a legal brief that argues free speech doesn’t let food purveyors discriminate against customers.
Their filing declares food preparation “is not a core First Amendment activity,” and contends a contrary Supreme Court …