SCOTUS debates same-sex wedding cake case

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Lydia Macy, 17, left, and Mira Gottlieb, 16, both of Berkeley, Calif., rally outside of the Supreme Court which is hearing the 'Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission' today, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Lydia Macy, 17, left, and Mira Gottlieb, 16, both of Berkeley, Calif., rally outside of the Supreme Court which is hearing the 'Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission' today, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Guests: Michael Moreland, John Culhane

The Supreme Court heard arguments last week in the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case. This is the case involving a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding citing his moral objections to gay marriage and his First Amendment rights. The justices are now wrestling with whether LGBT anti-discrimination rights supersede the cakemaker’s rights to freedom of expression and free exercise of religion. We’ll talk about the legal questions being debated, the oral arguments and the potential ramifications with Villanova University law professor MICHAEL MORELAND and Delaware Law School professor JOHN CULHANE.

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