The UK is in lockdown, but this church is suing Edinburgh because the city refused to host a homophobic preacher
A fundamentalist church has launched legal action against the City of Edinburgh after having its booking for a public venue cancelled over a speaker who suggests homosexuality is caused by a demonic spirit.
The Glasgow-based Destiny Church had planned to hold a three-day conference at Edinburgh’s publicly-owned Usher Hall in June, but was denied permission to use the venue after inviting US anti-LGBT+ preacher Larry Stockstill to deliver the keynote address.
Even though all public events in June are now legally restricted anyway due to coronavirus, the church is still pressing ahead with legal action against Edinburgh – accusing the city of illegally discriminating based on religion.
Despite coronavirus, church claims Edinburgh is violating its right to hold an event.
Destiny’s senior pastor Andrew Owen told the Edinburgh News: “We
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