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First Impressions: Supreme Court Seen as Dismissive, Skeptical of LGBT Civil Rights in Anti-Gay Cake Baker Case

'Kennedy Appears to View Masterpiece Cakeshop as a Case About Animus Against People of Faith'

New Civil Rights Movement | December 6, 2017

Reporters covering the pivotal case argued Tuesday morning before the Supreme Court are out with their initial impressions, and it seems that overall, the high court was less than supportive of arguments made on behalf of the same-sex couple to whom an anti-gay Christian Colorado baker refused to sell a wedding cake.

No final judgment should be made as to how the justices will rule, but here’s what some who were at the Supreme Court today are saying:

New York Times’ Supreme Court reporter:

Washington Blade’s Chief Political & White House reporter:


ThinkProgress Justice Editor:


Slate Writer:



Stay tuned.

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Written by David Badash, The New Civil Rights Movement. Image via The Leadership Conference/Twitter

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