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Is not believing in transgenderism incompatible with human dignity?

5 October 2019

1:54 AM

5 October 2019

1:54 AM

Judges, like comedians, seem ever more convinced that their role in society is to broadcast their political opinions. As Jonathan Sumption put it in his Reith Lectures, the judiciary often resemble a ‘priestly caste’ who want their liberal values to be raised to the level of ‘fundamental human rights’.

This week, an employment tribunal in Birmingham produced the most ludicrous example yet of judicial overreach.

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