Commission that attacked Christian baker faces defunding
A state commission in Colorado that punished Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips for refusing to use his artistry to promote same-sex marriage could be eliminated.
Future funding for the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, where one member even likened Christians to Nazis, failed in a vote in the state‚Äôs Joint Budget Committee.
State Sen. Kevin Lundberg, R-Berthoud, tweeted that the decision came down to a party-line vote that tabled plans to continue sending money to the commission.
‚ÄúMy argument against approving their funding today is we need to wait and see what the legislature does with the renewal of the law authorizing the commission, which is up for sunset review in this session,‚ÄĚ he said, according to The Denver Channel....