Life isn’t fair.
You mean I’m not the first person to say that? Unfair that somebody else thought up that sentence before I did!
And that brings me to the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, which will be argued Tuesday before the U.S. Supreme Court. It’s not fair for a gay couple to have limited choice in bakers to craft their wedding cake. It’s also not fair for a baler to be forced to do work for a ceremony he is opposed to. Enter the Supreme Court.
We will soon have more to say about Masterpiece Cakeshop; after all, we’re a blog about liberal religion. But for now, the engagingly written New York Times article below got me thinking about life and fairness. And wondering whether legislatures and courts are the best institutions to make life more fair. — MHP