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A 7-2-2-2-1 DECISION

How every US Supreme Court justice voted in the gay-wedding cake case

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You might have read in today’s coverage of the US Supreme Court ruling on the rights of a baker to deny service to a gay couple trying to buy a wedding cake that the case was decided 7-2 in the baker’s favor. While that is the simple way to express the result—the number of justices joining the majority opinion versus the number who didn’t—it’s not completely accurate.

Here’s the more nuanced view on how the case was decided:

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