UK Equality and Human Rights Commission Speaks Up in Favor of Christian Rights

Courts should have done more to protect Christians affected by equality laws, stated the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission in July. The Commission announced that it will intervene – for the benefit of religious people and others – in four religious liberty cases pending at the European Court of Human Rights. In August 2011 however, the Equality Commission posted a document on its website which suggested that they were not that sure any more. The Commission announced to launch a public consultation on the arguments it should make and therefore has abandoned for now the plan to call for a new “reasonable accommodation” principle to be introduced, arguing that “this idea needs more careful consideration”. Read the full story on: Read also: Related: For the initial news in July, please visit: