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European Commission tells UK to change Equality Law

November 22nd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Equality, Religion

According to today’s Observer, the European Commission has told the UK Government that it must change a new Equality Law as the exemption proposed for Religious bodies contravenes ‘an EU directive prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of a person’s sexual orientation.’ The law allowed religious groups to discriminate against gay employees “so as to avoid conflicting […]


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