Jack Phillips and Jake Warner

May 3, 2023

Masterpiece Cakeshop and the Cost of My Faith

A Conversation with Jack Phillips and Jake Warner

New Books Network 2021

Jack Phillips is the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado. In 2012, Jack Phillips declined to create a custom wedding cake celebrating a so-called same-sex marriage. The men who requested the cake filed a charge with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, beginning a legal battle that reached the U.S. Supreme Court. Jack Phillips joins the show to discuss his new book, The Cost of My Faith: How a Decision in My Cake Shop Took Me to the Supreme Court. Joining Jack is Jake Warner, legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom’s Appellate Team.

Madison’s Notes is the podcast of Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.

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Annika Nordquist

Annika Nordquist is the Communications Coordinator of Princeton University’s James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and host of the Program’s podcast, Madison’s Notes. She graduated from Stanford University in 2021, where she studied Classics and Linguistics. She was also Editor-in-Chief of the Stanford Review and a member of the varsity fencing team. Previously, she was a Research Assistant in Education Policy at the American Enterprise Institute.

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