Call for Head Teacher to be Suspended for Defending a Christian View of Marriage

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: June 5, 2002

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Morals

Area of case: Education



A highly respected comprehensive school head teacher, Bill Beales, faced calls for his suspension after he told pupils that Christians were being “placed on trial” for defending their beliefs on marriage.

Sources:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/2026628.stm

http://www.christian.org.uk/issues/archive_html/loose_pages/welshteachercase.htm