The United States Law Week

Florist Asks SCOTUS to Send Back Case Due to Cake Ruling

June 7, 2018, 5:22 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in favor of a Christian baker doesn’t warrant sending a Christian florist’s anti-LGBT discrimination dispute back to state court, the couple she turned away said June 7.

Robert Ingersoll and Curt Freed successfully sued the florist, Barronelle Stutzman, for refusing to sell flowers for the same-sex couple’s wedding. The Washington Supreme Court ruled in their favor last year, in Washington v. Arlene’s Flowers, Inc.

The case could be the next front in the debate over LGBT rights and religious freedom to reach the high court since its recent decision in favor of a...

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