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Britain’s Highest Court Rules Bakery Didn’t Discriminate In ‘Gay Cake’ Case

Britain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a lower court ruling and ruled that a bakery owned by a Christian family didn’t discriminate against a gay customer when it refused to make a cake bearing a slogan supporting same-sex marriage, NBC News reported. Ashers Baking Co. in Northern Ireland refused in 2014 to make a cake iced with the “Sesame Street” characters Bert and Ernie and the phrase “Support Gay Marriage.” The owners argued they shouldn’t be forced to put messages on their products at odds with their Christian beliefs. The court agreed. “In a nutshell, the objection was to the message and not to any particular person or persons,” Judge Brenda Hale wrote in the unanimous…