Justice Brett Kavanaugh and a lawyer for the city of Philadelphia sparred Wednesday at the U.S. Supreme Court, where the justices spent more than an hour examining whether a nondiscrimination provision in a foster parent program violates the rights of a religious group that is opposed to same-sex marriage.

At one point during the argument, Kavanaugh accused Philadelphia, represented by Hogan Lovells partner Neal Katyal, of “looking for a fight” and “creating a clash.” Katyal would dispute Kavanaugh’s comment.

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