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Sexual orientation discrimination: Christian B&B owners' refusal of double-bedded room for civil partners not justified

Bull and another v Hall and another [2013] UKSC 73 SC

sexual orientation discrimination | direct discrimination | indirect discrimination | justification

The Supreme Court has held that the owners of a bed and breakfast, whose religious beliefs include that sexual relations outside heterosexual marriage are sinful, could not justify their refusal to give civil partners a room with a double bed, in this important discrimination case on the conflict between sexual orientation laws and the right to manifest religious beliefs.