You be the Judge!

In honor of Free Speech Week, the First Amendment Museum is letting you be the Judge! Every day this week we will provide you with a summary of a famous Supreme Court case involving free speech. Read the case and vote as though you were a Supreme Court Justice. All cases will be presented as a yes or no question. Leave your explanation in the comments! 

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Case: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

<em>Case: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission</em>

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* 1. In July 2012, a same-sex couple went to a cake shop in Lakewood, Colorado, and requested that its owner design and create a cake for their wedding. The cakeshop owner declined to do so on the grounds that he would not create cakes for same-sex weddings because of his religious beliefs. He believed that decorating cakes was a form of art through which he could honor God and that it would displease God to create cakes for same-sex marriages. The couple filed charges of discrimination with the Colorado Civil Rights Division, alleging discrimination based on sexual orientation under the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA).  

Question: Does a law that compels a cake maker to design and bake a cake that violates their religious beliefs violate the Free Speech or Freedom of Religion Clause of the First Amendment?

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