No room at the inn for B&B appeal
SPRINGFIELD — A state appeals panel has declined to review a decision favoring a same-sex couple that was denied service at a downstate bed-and-breakfast.The 4th District Appellate Court has rejected arguments from the inn’s owner that his denial of service to Mark and Todd Wathen in 2011, based on their sexual preference, was protected by his religious beliefs.The state’s Human Rights Commission had upheld …
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