Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Ladele loses appeal

I am pleased to see that Lilian Ladele (left), the (former) registrar who refused to conduct same-sex civil partnerships because of her homophobic religious views has had her appeal refused by the Court of Appeal. I have of course mentioned her previously on this blog, including here and here. The Court of Appeal also refused her permission to appeal to the Supreme Court, so hopefully that is the end of this sorry matter.

[My thanks to John Hirst of Jailhouselawyer's Blog for bring my attention to this story.]


  1. Good grief, is that STILL going on?

    Thanks for the update.

  2. I'm sure you will forgive me for not joining your victory celebrations.

  3. I think I must have misunderstood this story. This is a woman, who is being paid to do a job, which now includes marrying same sex couples, which she refuses to do.

    Why on Earth then, should there be any discussion, other than:

    "Miss not-so-Ladele-like, do you hereby refuse to take your job, in sickness (with sick leave) and in health (fulfilling your job description in its entirety), till death or boredom or an act of God does you part?"

    Miss L:
    "I do".

    "Miss L, I now pronounce you fired".


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