From: Sutherland Institute
To: Scott Jenkins,
Subject: Is religious freedom losing to same-sex weddings in Colorado?
Date: Wed Jun 04 19:38:43 MDT 2014
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The irony behind forcing Colorado baker to make cakes for same-sex unions
 

 
 
Hello Sen. Scott,


Will Utah be next?

Last week, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission ordered a bakery owner to make wedding cakes for same-sex marriages.

One irony of this is that Colorado law, approved by voters in 2006, provides that the state will not recognize same-sex marriages. So, what the state is forbidden to do, private business owners are required to do.

Please join us in showing support for traditional marriage by signing our petition!

 

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