‘Deeply held beliefs’: Colorado designer before Supreme Court says she cannot condone LGBT weddings

Custom website and graphic designer Lorie Smith doesn’t want to be forced to create websites for same-sex weddings due to her Christian faith, an issue the Supreme Court will debate next month in a free speech case challenging Colorado ‘s anti-discrimination law.

“I love working with people from all different walks of life. And I have clients who identify as LGBT
,” Smith told the Washington Examiner, saying her case isn’t about outright refusing service to members of the LGBT community. “I just cannot create for every message.”

Smith claims Colorado’s anti-discrimination law violates her right to free speech over same-sex marriages, which she contends are contrary to her sincerely held religious beliefs. While Smith has not had the chance to expand her services to include wedding webpages with her business, 303 Creative, due to the state law, she said
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