Supreme Court sides with Christian baker over same-sex couple

The Supreme Court sided with Masterpiece Cakeshop today in a 7-2 decision.
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The Supreme Court on Monday delivered a relatively narrow win for Masterpiece Cakeshop, a Christian baker that refused to bake a custom cake for a same-sex couple.

The big picture: In a 7-2 decision, the court said Colorado officials in this case had not taken the baker's religious beliefs seriously enough, but also said that "some future controversy involving facts similar to these" could go the other way.