Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd and others [2015] NICty 2

Refusal to bake ‘gay cake’ was discriminatory:

In a case that has attracted a lot of media coverage, Lee v Ashers Baking Co Ltd, a Northern Ireland county court has found that there was direct discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation when a bakery refused to bake a cake with graphics supporting same-sex marriage for a gay customer. Their refusal was on the grounds that they were a ‘Christian business’.

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