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‘This happens all the time’: why a gay couple took their cake case to the supreme court

A ruling over a cakeshop owner’s refusal to serve the couple could erode civil rights protections for LGBT Americans or bolster them

In July 2012, Charlie Craig and David Mullins went shopping for a wedding cake at a bakery in Lakewood, Colorado. Their trip will end more than five years later on the steps of the supreme court.

A ruling over cakeshop owner Jack Phillips’s refusal to serve them by the US’s most senior judicial panel could erode civil rights protections for LGBT Americans or bolster them.

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