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Should have gone to Brighton.

Posted by Big John on January 20, 2011

As someone who thinks that all religion is a load of old cobblers I have no particular ‘axe to grind’ when it comes to the case of the Christian hotel owners who refused a bed to two ‘gay’ men.

This case has proved to be a ‘nice little earner’ for Martin Hall and his civil partner Stephen Preddy who were each awarded £1,800 ($2,700) by the court, but there was some suggestion during the hearing that the hotel owners “were set up”.

Now far be it from me to accuse these two gentlemen of such a thing, but I would suggest that if they were not in it for the money they make a similar booking at a B & B in Bradford owned by …

…   a nice Muslim couple.  

One Response to “Should have gone to Brighton.”

  1. Maria said

    Good for Martin and Stephen and of course there was speculation that it was a set-up. It is a tatic often used in cases of prejudice.

    Welcome back to blogging, John. You have been missed and I hope you stay with it for awhile this time. I have always enjoyed your posts and this one is no exception.

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