A lot of digital ink was spilled in the last day decrying the Supreme Court’s ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission as a win for the religious right and a step backward for LGBT rights.
I was guilty of a little Twitter hyperbole myself after a quick first scan of the opinion:
Also, this does not give me a ton of hope that #SCOTUS will get LGBT employment issues right when that issue reaches them.
Then I read the opinion.
Quite contrarily to my initial reaction, the opinion is a nice victory for the LGBT community. The issue in the case