Arizona Supreme Ct to Hear Christian Artists’ Lawsuit against Law Forcing Them to Work Gay Weddings

Two Christian artists filed a lawsuit to strike down a city ordinance that would require them to provide services for same-sex weddings despite their religious objections.  In 2013, the city of Phoenix added a new ordinance which bans discrimination “against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or disability.”  The ordinance provided an exemption for religious organizations, but did not include businesses in that category.  Violators could face up to six months in prison.  Read more: