The sickness in this story is simply sick. Refusing to refer to a “6ft-tall bearded man” as “madam” ” is “incompatible with human dignity”? HUMAN DIGNITY? And this tribunal believes themselves wise? Do they have any idea what human dignity even is? How about being compatible with human sanity. A man, no matter his desire, will never be a woman so, believing that addressing a human being by a pronoun they are not was at one time called an insult or a joke, affirming a mental illness by affirming that illness is not human dignity it is cruel and abusive. Those that truly believe, such as this tribunal, that doing so is a rational thought are as sick or sicker and in need of as much help as the poor man who believes he is a woman. In fact, they me even be sicker because the man may have legitimate mental illness but the bureaucrats, politicians, professors, tribunals, etc. have an agenda that has NOTHING to do with human dignity…it does, in fact, have to do with the exact opposite.
What a condemnation this is of society and the fact that those who recognize this for what it is are the ones called intolerant and irrational is the proof positive they are correct.
UK doctor David Mackereth says he was terminated for his refusal to use transgender patients’ preferred pronouns, a decision that has now been upheld by a tribunal. The hearing was told he would refuse to refer to “any 6ft-tall bearded man” as “madam” following a conversation with a manager at an assessment centre and later left his role.
In a conversation with staff, Mackereth said he could not in good conscience use pronouns that do not align with the biological sex of his patients. His statement eventually led to termination after 30 years of employment.
The tribunal claimed that Mackereth’s beliefs were “incompatible with human dignity,” stating in the ruling:
“Belief in Genesis 1:27, lack of belief in transgenderism and conscientious objection to transgenderism in our judgment are incompatible with human dignity and conflict with the fundamental rights of others, specifically here, transgender individuals.”
Mackereth was unwavering in his response:
“Without intellectual and moral integrity, medicine cannot function and my 30 years as a doctor are now considered irrelevant compared to the risk that someone else might be offended…I believe that I have to appeal in order to fight for the freedom of Christians to speak the truth. If they cannot, then freedom of speech has died in this country, with serious ramifications for the practise of medicine in the UK.”
Mackereth said he will be appealing the decision to a higher authority to “fight for the freedoms of Christians.”