The Ashers Baking Company case was
heard from 9–12 May. The Lord Chief
the Irish referendum as a
reminder that not everyone who supports
gay marriage is gay, as the McArthur’s reiterated that their concern was with promoting a message on a cake, not the unknown
orientation of the customer.
The Christian Institute
David Scoffield QC told
judges at the
Court of Appeal in Belfast that discrimination must be against ‘another person’, not an
idea or an object (like a cake).
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