Adoption and faith go head-to-head in the courts

Christian magistrate Richard Page, who has sat as a Justice of the Peace in Kent for 15 years, has been told that he must undergo ‘equality training’ before returning to work after he blocked the adoption of a child by a same-sex couple. His religious beliefs about family life were deemed discriminatory.

Mr Page said: ‘My Christian faith informs me that children flourish best in a loving home with a married mum and dad. My 20 years of experience in [the]...

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