Jonathan Sumption’s view of human rights makes no sense in relation to the history of gay rights

EU Law Analysis: Jonathan Sumption’s view of human rights makes no sense in relation to the history of gay rights Jonathan Sumption’s view of human rights makes no sense in relation to the history of gay rights Jonathan Sumption, in his Reith Lecture “Human Rights and Wrongs”, attempts to persuade us that the European Court of Human Rights has usurped the power of democratically elected governments by way of an ever expanding interpretation and application of the European Convention on Human Rights. Sumption claims that the Court is continually adding…