In Baker Decision, Justice Kennedy Stresses the Importance of Religious Freedom


This is a lightly edited transcript of an interview on The Daily Signal podcast, where we talked with The Heritage Foundation’s Emilie Kao about why she thinks the Supreme Court ruling in the case of Jack Phillips will “lead other courts to protect people who have the same view of marriage that Jack Phillips has,” thanks to a statement by Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Katrina Trinko: On Monday, the Supreme Court, in a 7-2 ruling, ruled in favor of Jack Phillips, the Christian baker who didn’t want to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Phillips had been fighting a legal battle for years on this, and even had to deal with …

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