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ADF answers Colorado at US Supreme Court: ‘Artists shouldn’t be forced to express what govt dictates’

WASHINGTON – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing cake artist Jack Phillips filed their final brief Wednesday prior to oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Phillips serves all people but cannot express all messages through his custom art. The brief argues that the commission is stripping expressive freedom from all people who create and sell art for a living.  Read more >>

Phoenix artists to appeals court: Protect our expression from govt control

ADF Senior Counsel Jonathan Scruggs:  “No American should be threatened with jail time for disagreeing with the government. It’s unjust, unlawful, and unnecessary to force a painter, calligrapher, or a cake artist to create artistic expression against their will and intimidate them into silence. Like Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Breanna Koski and Joanna Duka are happy create custom art for all people, they simply object to being forced to pour their heart, imagination, and talent into creating messages that violate their conscience.”  Read more >>

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