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Wednesday Dec 6, 2017
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders  (Source:Twitter )

Does President Trump's support of "religious liberty" extend to allowing businesses to put up a "we don't serve gays" sign? According to Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, yes.

On Tuesday, as the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a gay couple on religious grounds, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked if the president would agree with a business if they said they didn't serve gays.

Michael Shears of The New York Times asked: "The lawyer for the solicitor general's office for the administration said today in the Supreme Court if it would be legal, possible for a baker to put a sign in his window saying we don't bake cakes for gay weddings. Does the president agree that that would be OK?"

Predictably skirting the question with talking points, Sanders replied: "The president certainly supports religious liberty, and that's something he talked about during the campaign and has upheld since taking office."

When asked to clarify, Sanders said: "I believe that would include that."




H/T GLAAD

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