Suspended and sent for ‘equality training’ – Christian magistrate who said: ‘Adopted child needs mum and dad – not gay parents’

A Christian magistrate has been disciplined by a Tory Cabinet Minister for expressing the belief that children should be raised by both a mother and a father.

Richard Page told colleagues behind closed doors during an adoption case that he thought it would be better for a child to be brought up in a traditional family rather than by a gay couple.

He was shocked a week later when he found he had been reported to the judges’ watchdog for alleged prejudice, and was suspended from sitting on family court cases.

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  • cmh

    Further proof that judges need to be elected by the people

    • Minicapt

      No, the problem is pandering to the ignorant riff-raff when judicial acumen is necessary.

      Cheers

  • Xavier
    • Frau Katze

      That was before political correctness became our #1 priority in all matters.

  • God bless him for saying the truth and trying to look out for the true interests of the child.

  • AlanUK

    “1984” was supposed to be a warning, not a handbook.