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Supreme Court declines to hear case on whether religious florist can deny same-sex wedding services

The florist argues Washington state's anti-discrimination law is unconstitutional.

Updated: July 2, 2021 - 10:28am

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The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will not hear a case from a Washington state florist who declined to create a flower arrangement for a same-sex couple's wedding.

The court refused to hear the case without comment, though three conservative justices – Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch – said they would have taken the case, according to USA Today.

The florist brought the case to the court after Washington state's anti-discrimination law required her to provide custom flower arrangements for same-sex wedding ceremonies. She argued the law is unconstitutional and went against her religious rights.