2018 Will be a Big Year for Religious Liberty and Right-to-Life Issues

The next year may finally resolve four contentious religious freedom and right to life issues. Most of these have been at the forefront of debate in previous years. Resolving them could mean big victories for Christians.

First, religious liberty for businesses. The nation’s highest court will decide whether a baker may refuse to make a cake for a same-sex wedding because he has religious objections.  The swing justice, Anthony Kennedy, seemed to indicate he might decide in favor of the baker in Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission based on his questioning during oral arguments.

The court will likely issue its decision on the last day of the session in late June. This decision will affect other businesses that have declined to provide services for same-sex weddings, such as florists and photographers.

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