Under Section 4 of the Equality Act 2010, religion or belief is a “protected characteristic”. Section 10 of the Act defines “belief” as any religious or philosophical belief (or a lack of belief).
But how far can an individual express their own beliefs, before it potentially clashes with someone else’s protected characteristic?
A landmark judgment has ruled that it is lawful to hold a belief that may offend or shock others, writes Jane Hallas.
Read more in FE Week.