Anti-Gay Cake Shop Owner Wants Latest Case Dismissed

If only her favorite colors were pink and blue, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips might be able to make a custom cake for Autumn Scardina, the transgender woman who sued him after he refused to make a cake celebrating her transition birthday. So said the Colorado cake shop owner Monday evening when he asked the Denver County Court to dismiss the lawsuit filed in June.

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Queens Democrats Veer Left in Prosecutor Primary Race

Defeating the Democratic Party machine, defense attorney Tiffany Cabán landed one step closer Tuesday to fundamentally reshaping criminal justice in Queens. The insurgent candidate for district attorney wants to end the drug war and decriminalize sex work in a borough known for the harsh prosecution of petty crimes.

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