Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The Bulls: What Part Of Equality Don't You Understand?

"Much is said about 'equality and diversity' but it seems some people are more equal than others."

Hazelmary Bull, convicted bigot.
Christian Couple May Appeal Against Verdict Over Bristol Gay Couple
Interesting use of a paraphrased quotation from Animal Farm - Fagburn isn't sure that a government introducing legislation to protect citizens from discrimination sounds like "an Orwellian nightmare".

Update: "The ruling by a judge in Bristol sealed the supremacy of gay rights over Christian belief under the Sexual Orientation Regulations pushed through by Tony Blair four years ago..." The Daily Mail, natch.


  1. It seems so self-evident that people who offer a public service can't by law discriminate against sections of the public, regardless of their beliefs.
    If they hold such intransigent beliefs then don't offer a public service in the first place.