Tag: religious freedom

Discrimination and Religious Affiliation On March 28, 2018, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation (H.B. 2097) making it an unlawful practice for an employer to: Require an employee to disclose his or her sincerely held religious affiliation or beliefs, unless the disclosure is to provide a religious accommodation at the employee’s request; or Require or…

On June 4, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission in favor of the religious rights of a Colorado baker. The baker, Jack Phillips, refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding celebration because of his religious opposition to same-sex…