Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker whose case went to the Supreme Court after refusing to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, is suing the state once again after refusing to bake a cake for a gender transition celebration. Phillips, who argued his religious beliefs justify his refusal, stated his belief is that “the status of being male or female … is given by God, is biologically determined, is not determined by perceptions or feelings, and cannot be chosen or changed.” Phillip’s lawyers believe that the state of Colorado is on a “crusade to crush” Phillips due to his religious beliefs.
Vermont residents nominated the first transgender woman from a major political party to be governor. Christine Hallquist, the transgender candidate who won the Democratic primary, will be facing Republican opponent Gov. Phil Scott for the state’s highest office in November. She would become the nation’s first transgender governor if elected.
After a highway bridge in Genoa, Italy collapsed and killed 39 people, prosecutors are investigating the possible design flaws and inadequate maintenance of the bridge. The Morandi Bridge was carved in two after its midsection collapsed during a violent storm Tuesday. Many fear that the bridge’s remaining parts will also come crashing down.
Former CIA director John Brennan is trending on Twitter after Trump revoked his security clearance. Sarah Sanders announced that Brennan would no longer have access to classified information due to “erratic conduct and behavior.”
Honest Trailers released an episode featuring “Avengers: Infinity War.” The video is #3 trending on YouTube and has gathered over 2.2 million views since its release on Tuesday.