Tag: SA Human Rights Commission

Wedding venue discrimination case could set bar for freedom of conscience in SA

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Monday, launched an unfair discrimination application in the Equality Court against Western Cape wedding venue Beloftebos which has been in the news for refusing, on the grounds of conscience and religious belief, to host same-sex weddings. The media, apparently, were provided with the […]

‘Our freedom of choice should be respected too,’ says venue that turned down same-sex wedding

The Christian owners of a Cape wedding venue that has been in the news since last week for refusing  — on grounds of their deeply-held biblical convictions — to host a same-sex wedding, continues to suffer attacks on social media and threats of legal action. In addition, the Stanford Tourism […]