Archive for the 'religious discrimination' Category

Belief is not always a good thing in an advocate – The Guardian

“Objectivity could be lost when lawyers are committed to cases such as those alleging religious discrimination.”

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The Guardian, 4th May 2011

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Christian Legal Centre fights more than 50 religious discrimination cases – The Guardian

“The Christian group that backed an electrician in his battle to display a crucifix in his company van says it now has more than 50 similar cases on its books.”

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The Guardian, 1st May 2011

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Anti-gay Christian couple lose foster care case – The Guardian

“A Pentecostal Christian couple have lost their high court claim that they were discriminated against by a local authority because they insisted on their right to tell young foster children that homosexuality is morally wrong.”

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The Guardian, 28th February 2011

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Adoption doctor loses religious bias claim – The Independent

“A Christian paediatrician who was dismissed from an adoption panel over her belief that children should not be placed with same-sex couples today lost her claim for religious discrimination.”

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The Independent, 16th November 2010

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Christian Wandsworth Council worker loses sacking claim – BBC News

“A housing official sacked after suggesting a woman with an incurable illness ‘put her faith in God’ has lost his legal challenge.”

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BBC News, 11th August 2010

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An MP’s posturing talk of a burqa ban – The Guardian

“Philip Hollobone, the Tory MP for Kettering, has told the media that he won’t meet with constituents who wear a burqa or niqab. Last week Liberty wrote to him pointing out that, as the burqa and niqab are a form of dress exclusively associated with Muslim women, this will amount to direct religious discrimination. By treating Muslim women less favourably than he would treat people of other religions he is disregarding the Equality Act 2006.”

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The Guardian, 26th July 2010

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Burka ban Tory MP could face legal action – The Independent

“The MP who is refusing to hold meetings with Muslim women wearing full Islamic dress faces legal action.”

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The Independent, 25th July 2010

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