UK: Christian Hotel Owners Appeal Ruling

Author: , November 10th, 2011

United Kingdom Gay Travel LawsuitA Christian couple who did not let a gay couple have a double room in their hotel have appealed against a ruling that they acted unlawfully.

Peter and Hazelmary Bull refused to allow civil partners Steven Preddy and Martyn Hall, from Bristol, the room at Chymorvah House in Cornwall in 2008.

The Bulls, from Marazion, were ordered in January to pay #3,600 in damages. At the Court of Appeal in London, the Bulls said that they were entitled to hold “outdated” religious beliefs.

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UK: Anti Gay Hotel Owners to Appeal Ruling Against Them

Author: , January 28th, 2011

The Christian owners of a Cornwall hotel are appealing the judgement which ordered them to pay costs to a gay couple who they refused a double room.

The Christian Institute is reported to be funding the appeal of Peter and Hazelmary Bull of the Chymorvah Hotel, who said they did not believe unmarried couples should share a room.

Martyn Hall and his civil partner Steven Preddy, from Bristol, said it was “direct discrimination” and the Bulls were ordered to pay them #1,800 each at Bristol County Court earlier this month.

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