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Bristol gay couple win Cornwall B&B bed ban case – BBC News

“The owners of a hotel who refused to allow a gay couple a double room acted unlawfully, a judge has ruled.”

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BBC News, 18th January 2011

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Court defers judgement on gay couple’s B&B refusal – BBC News

“Judgement in a landmark case into the rights of a gay couple from Bristol who were refused a double room at a Cornish B&B has been deferred.”

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BBC News, 14th December 2010

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Gay couple challenge Cornwall B&B accommodation refusal – BBC News

“A gay couple from Bristol have appeared in court alleging sexual-orientation discrimination after they were refused a double room at a Cornish B&B.”

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BBC News, 13th December 2010

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Heterosexual couple make second attempt for civil partnership – The Guardian

“A heterosexual couple will request a civil partnership – available only to same-sex couples in the UK – at a register office in London tomorrow, to take a stand against a system which they say ‘segregates couples according to their sexuality’.”

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The Guardian, 8th November 2010

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Catholic charity’s appeal over gay adoption fails – BBC News

“A Roman Catholic adoption charity’s appeal to be allowed to discriminate against gay people wanting it to place children with them has been rejected.”

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BBC News, 19th August 2010

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Ex-archbishop attacks judges over gay counselling ruling – The Guardian

“The former archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey today accused judges of moving towards a new ‘secular state’ that would downgrade the rights of religious believers. Attacking a ‘deeply worrying’ court ruling, Carey claimed the judiciary was now tipping the legal balance against believers in ‘a deeply unedifying collision of human rights’.”

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The Guardian, 29th April 2010

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Religion row as appeal judge dismisses Christian’s sacking appeal – The Guardian

“A marriage guidance counsellor’s bid to challenge his sacking for refusing to give sex therapy to homosexuals has led to a serious clash between the Christian lobby and the judiciary.”

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The Guardian, 29th April 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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