Court says Bible verse is ‘incompatible with human dignity’

Court says Bible verse is ‘incompatible with human dignity’
Dr David Mackereth
Mike Judge
Mike Judge Mike Judge. Editor of Evangelical Times, and pastor of Chorlton Evangelical Church in Manchester.
21 October, 2019 1 min read

In a shocking decision, an employment tribunal has ruled that a Christian doctor’s belief in Genesis 1:27 is ‘incompatible with human dignity’.

Dr David Mackereth told his employer he would not use transgender pronouns as people’s chosen sex as it went against his Christian faith.

He then claimed his employer – the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) – breached his right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.

An employment tribunal considered his case and heard that Dr Mackereth refused to refer to ‘any 6ft-tall bearded man’ as ‘madam’.

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