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by Rodney Pelletier  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  April 14, 2020   

Trans activist targets Christian baker, again

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Christian Colorado baker Jack Phillips is in court again over refusing to bend to the LGBT agenda, and it's clear he's being targeted by a trans activist.

After successfully slugging out a six-year case that the U.S. Supreme Court decided in his favor in 2018, Phillips went back to court on April 9 after refusing to make a birthday cake celebrating a person's so-called gender transition.

His accuser? A man calling himself Autumn Scardina, who's also an attorney.

He's alleging $100,000 in damages, fines and attorneys' fees after Phillips refused to bake a birthday cake for him in June 2017, celebrating his so-called transition to being a woman.

It's the second time Scardina has gone after Phillips in civil court — suing him.

His first attempt was on the same day in 2017 the U.S. Supreme Court decided to hear Phillips' case — a case bringing Phillips to the brink of financial ruin.

The Colorado Civil Rights Commission filed a lawsuit in response to Scardina's complaint a year before the supreme court slammed the commission for "clear and impermissible hostility" against Phillips' religious beliefs.

The commission backed off after Phillips countersued the state and, in a legally crafty move, Scardina is now taking his lawsuit to another district in order to continue litigation.

Phillips' legal counsel, the Alliance Defending Freedom, says LGBT activists "want Jack, an average American business owner, to pay a hefty price — all because he wants to live according to his faith."

And if religious rights aren't defended, they'll be coming after everyone.

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