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Experts to Speak on SCOTUS Case Re: Denver Baker

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 @ 8:28 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced it will hear the case of a Denver baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple on faith-based grounds.  Jack Phillips, the Denver baker and owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, refused to sell a customized cake for a gay couple’s union on the grounds of religious exemption to the state’s anti-discrimination laws. 

The state courts ruled against Phillips, and now this case is being brought before the high court.  Does Colorado’s public accommodations law violate Phillips’ constitutionally protected Christian beliefs about marriage?  

Dr. Alex McFarland is available for comment regarding this very timely topic.  Religion and culture expert, nationally syndicated radio host and director of Christian worldview at North Greenville University, McFarland can speak to these issues from a cultural and religious perspective.

Dr. Richard Land, Evangelical leader and president of the Southern Evangelical Seminary, can also speak to this topic from an apologetic, theological or philosophical perspective.

Sam Rohrer, president of the American Pastors Network and former Pennsylvania legislator, can provide insight on these issues from a Biblical and Constitutional perspective.

The American Family Association is a non-profit organization with the mission to inform, equip and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture, and give aid to the church here and abroad in its task of fulfilling the Great Commission.  AFA is able to speak to this topic from the perspective of the church and provide insight into Phillips’ decision.

To arrange an interview with one of the above experts, contact Beth Harrison, 610.584.1096, ext. 104, or Deborah Hamilton, 610.584.1096, ext. 102.


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