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Sexual orientation discrimination: Christian bakery's refusal to make cake with message of support for same-sex marriage

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    Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd and others 24 October 2016 NICA (0 other reports)

Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd and others 24 October 2016 NICA

sexual orientation discrimination | manifestation of religious beliefs | provision of goods and services

In this case about discrimination in the provision of goods and services, the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has held that a Christian bakery committed direct sexual orientation discrimination when it refused to fulfil an order for a cake featuring a message in support of same-sex marriage.