The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a baker in Colorado who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. The Colorado state court had found that baker Jack Phillips' decision to turn away David Mullins and Charlie Craig in was unlawful discrimination. But the Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a vote that that decision had violated Mr Phillips' rights. Gay rights groups feared a ruling against the couple could set a precedent for treating gay marriages differently from heterosexual unions. The decision does not state that florists, photographers, or other services can now refuse to work with gay couples. The ruling comes three years after the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage the law of the land in its landmark Obergefell v Hodges decision.
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Evening News. Basing itself on Sacred Scripture, which presents homosexual acts as acts of grave depravity, tradition has always declared that "homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered. They close the sexual act to the gift of life. They do not proceed from a genuine affective and sexual complementarity. Under no circumstances can they be approved.
Criticisms of marriage are arguments against the practical or moral value of the institution of matrimony or particular forms of matrimony. These have included the effects that marriage has on individual liberty, equality between the sexes, the relation between marriage and violence, philosophical questions about how much control can a government have over its population, the amount of control a person has over another, the financial risk when measured against the divorce rate, and questioning of the necessity to have a relationship sanctioned by government or religious authorities. Feminist activists often point to historical, legal and social inequalities of wedding , family life and divorce in their criticism of marriage. Sheila Cronan claimed that the freedom for women "cannot be won without the abolition of marriage. Andrea Dworkin said that marriage as an institution, developed from rape, as a practice.