Dutch marriage registrars told not to discriminate

By |2018-01-15T17:55:35-05:00May 1st, 2008|News|

by Rex Wockner

International News

The Netherlands’ Equal Treatment Commission ruled April 15 that marriage registrars who refuse to marry gay couples can’t marry straight couples either, NIS News reported.
The nonbinding decision came in a case where a city placed an ad for new registrars that stipulated they be willing to perform both straight and gay weddings.
The commission’s rulings are usually upheld by courts.
The commission also ruled April 15 that the feminist magazine Opzij may not discriminate against men in filling editorial jobs.

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