Peter and Hazelmary Bull had denied sexual discrimination, saying their ban on the men was ‚Äúreligiously informed‚ÄĚ because they believed sex outside marriage was a sin.
They were ordered to pay the men ¬£3,600 damages for sex discrimination after refusing Steven Preddy and Martyn Hall a double room at their guest house in Marazion, ¬≠Cornwall.
The Bulls had asked the Supreme Court to overturn county court and Appeal Court decisions against them, but failed yesterday.
Yesterday Mike Judge of the Christian Institute said the Supreme Court ruling by five judges ‚Äúshows that the powers of political correctness have reached all the way to the top of the judicial tree‚ÄĚ. Mr Bull, 74, and his wife, 69, said they were ‚Äúdeeply disappointed and saddened‚ÄĚ.Mrs Bull said: ‚ÄúThese beliefs are not based on hostility to anyone ...