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Emilee Carpenter Photography v. James

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Summary

New York state law forces photographer and blogger Emilee Carpenter to create photographs and blogs celebrating same-sex weddings if she does so for weddings between one man and one woman. Penalties for violating the law include fines of up to $100,000, a revoked business license, and up to a year in jail.

(Photo credit: Emilee Carpenter)

 

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Date
Appellate Court
5/23/2022
Appellate Court
3/4/2022
Appellate Court
1/12/2022
Trial Court
12/13/2021
Trial Court
4/6/2021

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Resource page: Freedom of conscience

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Bryan Neihart
Bryan Neihart
Legal Counsel
Bryan Neihart serves as legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is a member of the Center for Conscience Initiatives.
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Jonathan Scruggs
Jonathan Scruggs
Senior Counsel, Director of the Center for Conscience Initiatives
Jonathan Scruggs serves as senior counsel and director of the Center for Conscience Initiatives with Alliance Defending Freedom.