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"We Have to Put an End to This!": Lawmaker Calls on DOJ to Investigate Continued Harassment of Colorado Baker

Will Maule : Sep 12, 2018 : Faithwire.com

"For over six years now, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission has been on a crusade against Jack Phillips because its officials despise what he believes and how he practices his faith." -Congressman Doug Lamborn

airlift(Washington, DC)—[Faithwire.com] A Republican lawmaker is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate the Colorado Civil Rights Commission for harassing Christian baker Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cake Shop in Colorado. (Image: Screen grab via Christian Today)

Phillips was initially penalized by the commission for refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, citing his personal religious beliefs.

"Nowhere is the assault on religious freedom more pervasive then at the Colorado Civil Rights Commission through their selective application of the law, using it to target viewpoints that contradict their own personal beliefs [sic]," US Congressman Doug Lamborn wrote in a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions last month. "For over six years now, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission has been on a crusade against Jack Phillips because its officials despise what he believes and how he practices his faith."

"After Phillips defended himself all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and won, he thought Colorado's hostility towards his faith was over," Lamborn continued. "Unfortunately, he was wrong."

Lamborn explained that "no one should be bullied or banished from the marketplace simply because their beliefs don't line up with the government-favored viewpoint."

"I am asking the Department of Justice to protect the rights of religious Coloradans by ensuring that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission cannot continue its harassment of people of faith in my home state and its attempts to violate their First Amendment freedoms," he wrote... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here.

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