The Equality and Human Rights Commission has done a U-turn on religious beliefs, saying that judges have interpreted equality law too harshly against Christians.
The commission, which has been accused of bias against faith, hopes to intervene in a number of cases in which Christian workers were sacked or disciplined for refusing to provide services to gay people.
Lawyers have called for more “compromise” and “accommodation” around several cases due to come before the European Court of Human Rights shortly
These include Lillian Ladele, the Islington registrar who refused to perform civil partnerships, and Gary MacFarlane, a Bristol sex counsellor who said he could not treat gay couples. Others include Christian workers banned from wearing crosses.
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