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.
Does Opposing Same-Sex Marriage Make Someone a Bigot?
Mark Joseph Stern and Matthew Schmitz debate gay rights and religious liberty.