Law sought to protect consciences
CONSCIENTIOUS beliefs about the definition of marriage should be
a "protected characteristic" under the Equality Act, an MP said
Edward Leigh, the Conservative member for Gainsborough, secured
Commons support, through the ten-minute-rule procedure, to bring in
a Bill to give beliefs about marriage the same legal protection as
age, disability, and race.
Moving his Bill, Mr Leigh recalled the case of Adrian Smith, who
won a High Court case against his employers, the ...
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