Law sought to protect consciences
CONSCIENTIOUS beliefs about the definition of marriage should bea "protected characteristic" under the Equality Act, an MP saidthis week.
Edward Leigh, the Conservative member for Gainsborough, securedCommons support, through the ten-minute-rule procedure, to bring ina Bill to give beliefs about marriage the same legal protection asage, disability, and race.
Moving his Bill, Mr Leigh recalled the case of Adrian Smith, whowon a High Court case against his employers, the Trafford ...
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