MPs have backed amendments which require the government to liberalise abortion and extend same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland if devolution is not restored.
The case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and others has again highlight the complexity of applying the Equality Act when both respondent and appellant are protected by the same Act. We believe that it was right for the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland to support Mr Lee because we need cases like this to test the Act. Please do approach FCE if you believe that you have been discriminated against. We will support and guide you to understand your rights under the Equality Act.
Business leaders from international companies including Coca-Cola, Citi and Deloitte have called for gay marriage to be legalised in Northern Ireland.