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Bakery owners Amy and Daniel McArthur outside the Supreme Court.

Editor's Viewpoint: Ashers verdict upholds the right of free speech and free conscience 

What became known as the 'gay cake' court case was often simplistically portrayed as a stand-off between a set of Christian beliefs and the rights of the LGBT community. It was a very parochial view that may have suited some people's political agenda, but its ramifications went much further, embracing such fundamental rights as the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion and the right to freedom of expression.

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