Masterpiece Cakeshop, Franken’s resignation, and the Middle East peace process, on the Political Gabfest.

Would a SCOTUS Ruling in Favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop Redefine Free Speech?

Would a SCOTUS Ruling in Favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop Redefine Free Speech?

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Dec. 7 2017 6:49 PM

The “Wedding Cake” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about harassment-related resignations, cake-decorating preferences at the Supreme Court, and the Middle East peace process.

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A wedding cake in rainbow colors and decorated with figurines of two women and two men is pictured in Berlin on June 30, 2017.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, Al Franken’s resignation, and the Middle East peace process.

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