Hostility Toward Christianity: Recent Federal Cases

"Commissioner Hess says freedom of religion used to justify discrimination is a 'despicable piece of rhetoric.'  Did the Commission ever disavow or disapprove of that statement?"

—Justice Kennedy, U.S. Supreme Court, Dec. 5, 2017 oral argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.


"Appellants later clarified their desired injunctive relief as removal or demolition of the Cross, or removal of the arms from the Cross 'to form a non-religious slab or obelisk.'"

—American Humanist Association v. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, 874 F.3d 195, 202 n.7 (4th Cir. October 18, 2017).

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