SCOTUS: Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

So there are blogs and people touting this as “the worst decision ever” (alright, I’m paraphrasing).  But when I saw it was 7-2, I paused.  I expected 5-4 if it was purely party-lines.  It wasn’t. And there were FOUR different opinions from the people who voted for it. Kennedy wrote the “official” opinion (Roberts, Breyer, Alito, Kagan & Gorsuch all joined in) Gorsuch and Alito filed a concurring (agreeing but wanting to put their own words to it) opinion Kagan and Breyer filed a concurring opinion Thomas filed his own opinion because he only kinda agrees (it’s only “partly concurring”) and Gorsuch joined this one too. Ginsberg and Sotomayor gave the dissenting opinion TL;DR (Too Long; Didn’t Read) Ok, so I decided to “live blog?” my reading of the opinions.  By this I mean I read one of the opinions, copied out the 1-2 quotes I thought were notable and then wrote my thoughts on it.  But it’s long.  It’s LOOOOONG.  So

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