A baker in Colorado who refused on religious grounds to make a cake for a same-sex wedding lost his appeal before the state's Civil Rights Commission. Should he have been allowed to refuse the gay couple? And does his opposition to gay marriage make him a bigot? Mark Joseph Stern of Slate and Matthew Schmitz of First Things debate these questions, while also finding a few points of agreement. The full debate can be seen on Bloggingheads.tv.
Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.