Tag: Unmarried Couples

The Wilkinson B&B Appeal

The full text of the appeal is available online. There are some interesting subtleties in the Justices’ ruling which are worth pointing out. Firstly, on whether Preddy vs Bull (the Cornish B&B case) was direct discrimination or not. 21. I

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The Wilkinson B&B Ruling

The ruling on the Wilkinson B&B Case is out and you can read it below. http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/Resources/JCO/Documents/Judgments/black-wilkinson-judgment-18102012.pdf The verdict was that the Wilkinsons discriminated directly and indirectly against Black and Morgan. The judge essentially ruled that since the Wilkinsons did not

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What is Marriage? – Children

We’re having some useful discussion on the previous thread about the George et al paper on Marriage. I want to turn our attention to looking in detail at some of the issues raised. Let’s begin by exploring where the procreation

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The Cornish B&B Ruling

Introduction As you all probably noticed, it is now out. The owners of a hotel who refused to allow a gay couple a double room acted unlawfully, a judge has ruled. Peter and Hazelmary Bull, of the Chymorvah Hotel, near

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The Berkshire B&B

No doubt many of you have already seen this. A gay couple were turned away from a Berkshire guest house by the owner who said it was “against her convictions” for two men to share a bed. Michael Black and

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